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Re: Grub Manual



On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 21:38 -0400, David Boles wrote:
> on 10/18/2007 9:23 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 15:46 -0700, Alan M. Evans wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2007-10-18 at 16:34 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>>     I put the first part of a manual for Grub on this list and all I get 
> >>> is shit from you all about a mis-understanding about what a root 
> >>> directory is. I can change that with ease to something you all can live 
> >>> with.
> >> Karl, look in the mirror. It was only a big deal because somebody did
> >> point it out to you and you called him "stupid" instead of taking it as
> >> constructive criticism.
> >>
> >>>     Now will you please read the whole dam thing and tell me what else 
> >>> you think is wrong?
> >> Why would anybody do that? So you can call them "stupid" as well?
> >>
> >>>     According to me the /dev/sda5 and /dev/sda6 partitions  each have a 
> >>> root directory. If you feel this is wrong then what is right?
> >> I would call it the root of a partition, although there are probably
> >> better terms. It is *not* "The root directory" and it is *not* "/".
> >> Neither of these labels is accurate or correct, and they are extremely
> >> likely to be confusing to a learner and misinterpreted.
> > 
> > It might be better to just encourage Karl to make his offerings to Rahul
> > and, once they pass muster, then it'll become gleefully posted as an
> > official Fedora HOW-TO, with of the attendant notices, announces,
> > accolades and ribbons with Seals of Approvals attached. 
> > 
> > Surely Universal Peace and Brotherhood will ensue. . ;) Ric
> 
> 
> No cold beer?

How else to insure Universal Peace and Brotherhood?? Many cold ones. :)
Ric

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