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SubjectRe: Aunt Tillie builds a kernel (was Re: ISA hardware discovery -- the elegant solution)
On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 07:14:40PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > it did last week". Random mechanics hating car owners don't do engine tuning
> > > jobs or fit turbochargers.
> >
> > No...but they do change their own oil and antifreeze. Upgrading your
> > kernel should be as simple as changing your oil.
>
> Yeah. I go to the garage versus I click "up 2 date". I don't mix custom
> oils.

And people that do change their own oil usually know something about
their cars too.

To carry this anaology out a bit further, the people who change their
own oil know about as much about their car(s) as the people who go and
recompile their own kernel, but don't claim to know much about the
kernel internals.

--
Tom Rini (TR1265)
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/
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