jimregan at o2.ie
Tue Nov 8 20:45:18 MSK 2005
Jimmy O'Regan wrote:
> Jason Creighton wrote:
>> For instance, when I installed Linux for the first time, I was using
>> Slackware. I went through the whole install, rebooting my system,
>> and...it "didn't work". I don't know why. Looking back, I think I must
>> have gone through the menu options in the wrong order or something and
>> gotten my /etc/fstab wrong. Or something. At this point, I knew nothing
>> about Linux and didn't have a clue what the system was telling me.
>> So, I reinstalled the whole system. And it worked.
> Heh. Reminds me of the first piece of software I installed on Linux:
> crack. I spend three days learning about makefiles, headers,
> libraries, the basics of C... only to be told afterwards about 'rpm'.
Now that I think of it, a friend of mine did something more insane. He
was writing a graphical card game ("Lord of the Five Rings", I think?).
He couldn't figure out the linker, so he wrote his own windowing system
using DOS interrupt calls. All in one 200k+ C file.
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