[lug] Attempted hack from 220.127.116.11
mc at morat.net
Wed Apr 24 07:51:39 MDT 2002
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On Wednesday 24 Apr 2002 7:15, hirsch at zapmedia.com wrote:
> Timothy C. Klein writes:
> > * hirsch at zapmedia.com (hirsch at zapmedia.com) wrote:
> > > graphical admin tools miles ahead of the competition. Debian still
> > > wants you to edit config files, I think.
> > Manually edit config files, huh? There is some other way? :-0
> You have config files? When I started out we would enter the boot
> code useing switches on the front panel!
Glad I'm not the only one.
We had to assemble the machine (yes, actually soldering chips to a board :)
before we got to the front panel. Most of the young folk around look at you
funny when you tell them that. A paper tape reader was a vast improvement -
then you only had to toggle in the loader code :)
The classic in this line, of course, is the cover of the Perl Journal where
someone was trying to install Perl on an old manual typewriter. I'd like to
find a poster of that.
Ken Weinert mc at morat.net
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