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    SubjectRe: Linux not adhering to BIOS Drive boot order?
    On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 03:37:57PM -0500, Michael Meissner wrote:
    > don't assume that the way your system gets booted is the way everybody's does,
    > particularly those on platforms other than the x86.
    >
    > I must say, as a 5 year Linux user (and 23 year UNIX user/administrator), I do
    > get tired of having to hunt down and deal with each of these changes that come
    > up from time to time with Linux (ie, switching from ipfwadm to ipchains to
    > netfilter, or in this case reordering how scsi adapters/network adapters are
    > looked up).

    Bad example.

    netfilter does not force you to switch anything. You can just load the ipchains
    or even the ipfw module and use your old scripts.

    -Andi
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