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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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