Martin Ling wrote:
> On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 06:47:52PM -0400, Michael S. Lorrey wrote:
> > Please specify such machines.
> Out of six machines I tried, two failures. All were machines with
> supported hardware, which had successfully installed other
> I do know from LUG mailing lists that others have had more problems than
> usual - but as I said before, I don't pass on rumours.
> > > > (and thus the only one qualified to be price compared for similar value)
> > >
> > > I'm afraid I fail to understand this logic. When did we suddenly decide
> > > that the installation procedure (something most consumers never deal
> > > with anyway!) was the important factor in the value of an OS?
> > How easy it is for their computer tech to install determines what they
> > pay for their computer, right????
> I assume you mean this tounge-in-cheek, yes?
Not at all. Time is money.
> > One of the things most people have to do at least once themselves is
> > RE-install windows. With linux users, how many times do people recompile
> > their kernel?
> For purposes of general use, never. On current distributions there's no
> need to.
Only so long as you know EXACTLY what you are doing. How much does it
cost to get that kind of expertise?
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