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post #11 of 49
I'm not sure what all you babies are crying about, I have windows in my submarines and they all work fine. Its just those damned security updates that take so long.....and always having to reboot......

ON TOPIC - This is a terrible idea.
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post #12 of 49
BSOD = Blue Sea of Death
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post #13 of 49
LOL a new thing to blame/start a war for... so far we got:

- Territory
- Religion
- Tyranny
- Supremacy
- Weapons of mass destruction

Now we have um... WINDOWS! I can just see it now...

- Country A Captain: Sorry people, the driver conflict caused a BSOD which launched a torpedo at your battleship
- Country B General: It's OK, right before you called in, my BSOD just so happened to launch a nuclear warhead at your capitol!
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post #14 of 49
cant wait till they starts BSOD'ing
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post #15 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by TEntel View Post
I certainly like Windows a lot, and I think Linux is great too...

But for any sort of Military use?

I don't understand why they don't use a proprietary OS.
I'd take Windows over a government made OS ANY FREAKING DAY.
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post #16 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by timw4mail View Post
That's just idiotic using Windows for Mission-critical applications...especially when Linux/Unix is so much more proven for that sort of thing.
How is it idiotic?

They could very well pay a fortune to MSFT to use the Windows Kernal and build their own OS. The only reason Linux is so popular for proprietary uses is because you can alter everything about it, basically build your own OS around it.

Attaining the Windows kernal would probably be a better bet considering how little is known about it compared to Linux.

With that said, "BSOD" is there to prevent hardware failure beyond use. I don't find humor in people mocking it as if its a bad thing :-(
Edited by BizzareRide - 12/18/08 at 6:56am
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post #17 of 49
I'm no MS lover, but I'd rather they use a commercial OS like windows that's probably been tried and tested a bajillion times more than some obscure OS they develop just to control a sub. I don't doubt the possible programmers they might use to develop their own control system, but I'd feel safer with the numbers behind me. Then again, that's probably a very arbitrary way of looking at it.

EDIT--Brings up a good question...what kind of hardware do they use, and can it max crysis...?
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post #18 of 49
Why aren't they using UNIX or Linux? That would be much cheaper. Or some custom proprietary OS just for the military.
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post #19 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia View Post
I'd take Windows over a government made OS ANY FREAKING DAY.
I wouldn't. Government made OS would HAVE TO respect certain privacy rights that the private sector can choose to ignore.

(my quazi-socialist side is talking)
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post #20 of 49
They should atleast install windows vista ultimate. They better not be cheaping out on buying vista home basic that will be capable of launching ballistic missle.
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