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Old 02-23-2003, 03:14 PM   #1
acid2000
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you've only yourself to blame


While updating some things on the server I admin I acidentally broke some critical stuff.

My fingers were a blurr, adrenaline pumping, whole lot of fun.

Yes I recommend breaking critical software for fun if you like adrenaline and losing your job
 
Old 02-23-2003, 03:34 PM   #2
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removing glibc is always much fun ofcourse this was on my personal machine so.
 
Old 02-23-2003, 03:52 PM   #3
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once i removed wrong kernel i removed the one i should be using
 
Old 02-23-2003, 07:09 PM   #4
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Boy do I know that feeling only on a bigger scale when the system you work on falls over (due to you) and hundreds of thousands of terminals around the world say: "System down. Contact service centre."
 
Old 02-23-2003, 07:17 PM   #5
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A great thing would be to set up a user mode Linux system and break it. Breaking would cause no damage, and fixing it would be good experience.

Its so safe I did an rm -rf / in UML, and totaled it, but I simply killed the UML processes and nothing changed.
 
Old 02-23-2003, 07:46 PM   #6
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What. No BOFH excuse and come out smelling like a rose by fixing it?
 
Old 02-24-2003, 02:39 PM   #7
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Well...you don't feel as bad when you have a windows machine. See, windows machines break no matter what. Ive tested it. They break so often that it makes other OS' look good...especially linux.

<rant1>
Im so pissed off at my windows machine right now i could kill someone. I JUST got this problem. Ive had this damn machine for 2-2.5 years. It recently started RANDOMLY reseting on me. Now that is bullshit. Ive eliminated every possibility so that it cant be hardware so its gotta be windows. But, ive also re-installed windows over and over and over too. Im ready to put the thing out of it's misery and make it a Powerful intel 800mhz linux box. now that would be great. Im going to start building my P4, hopefully this week.
</rant1>

<rant = rant1^99>
I have a webdesign project i need to do for a company but photoshop or anything else wont install. I think im going to literally cry. PLUS on top of it all, i have a stuffy nose, my nostrills hurt from the hard tissues i use, i cough more than a chronic smoker, and my temperature is above 100 degrees + im at school.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 04:22 PM   #8
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hmm... i wonder what runlevel 9 is?
 
  


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