Yesterday I found out from our Unix groo that
- The Suse Linux boot disc has an underlying FAT file system1 that cannot be deleted or "it won't boot"
- The Linux cluster control consoles we just bought run embedded XP2, without which "nuthin' wurks"
- One of the suggested file systems for our new enterprise solution is not to be used on account of its future is uncertain due to the inventor currently awaiting trial for murder3
I already have a smoke machine4. Anyone got a mirror?
1: As in the same one used in Microsoft's DOS and Windows AnythingYouLike
2: As in Microsoft XP
3: Hans Reiser, no relation to Paul Reiser (who did try to kill Sigourney Weaver but ended up getting eaten by seven-foot tall aliens instead)
4: See A Little Night Madness