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post #21 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ferrari8608 View Post

This has been one of my favorite articles since I found it in Arch's 'Forum Etiquette' wiki entry

How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
Code:
[charles@kira:~]
$ lspci | wc -l
31
[charles@kira:~]
$ sudo lspci | wc -l
31

Doesn't look like it. I'm too lazy to diff the output though.

Guess not, that's just the number of devices right to lazy to try it myself?

I love how windows always seems to magically fix itself when you restart it.
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post #22 of 38
"wc -l" tells you the line count of whatever you give it, so yeah probably.
post #23 of 38
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Originally Posted by CaptainBlame View Post

I was actually speaking of Windows System Administrators, not end users.

No need to talk about yourself in the 3rd person. You already outed yourself as a Windows sysadmin earlier in the week. tongue.gif
post #24 of 38
Actually I find it hard to distinguish the difference between Windows with Cygwin and a Linux distro these days. They seem to be following the same design path.
post #25 of 38
Isn't that kind of the point of Cygwin?
post #26 of 38
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Originally Posted by CaptainBlame View Post

Actually I find it hard to distinguish the difference between Windows with Cygwin and a Linux distro these days. They seem to be following the same design path.

I find it had to tell the difference between Captain Blame and a complete buffoon. They both seem to be following the same path.
post #27 of 38
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Originally Posted by Ferrari8608 View Post

Lol okay. Windows admins are generally useless. "I've restarted the server. See if it works now. If not, we can try restarting it again."

Unfortunately that usually does the trick, so maybe they're not completely useless.

Some non-useless Windows admins might take offense to that...
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post #28 of 38
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Some non-useless Windows admins might take offense to that...

If they can read crash dumps and identify the underlying problems, then they have no reason to take offense thumb.gif
post #29 of 38
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If they can read crash dumps and identify the underlying problems, then they have no reason to take offense thumb.gif

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Also good thread idea this is OP.
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Lol okay. Windows admins are generally useless. "I've restarted the server. See if it works now. If not, we can try restarting it again."

Unfortunately that usually does the trick, so maybe they're not completely useless.

Restarting the server is generally the last thing you do as an admin, better hope it would be planned.
    
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