[lug] Cannot connect to the Internet with a web browser whentrying to use an

Andrew R. Diederich diederic at boulder.net
Wed Oct 9 17:03:47 MDT 2002

On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Peter Hutnick wrote:

> D. Stimits said:
> > Peter Hutnick wrote:
> >> Actually, they seem to be hard links, not copies.  See
> >> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/valhalla-list/2002-June/003959.html
> >
> > I would guess that someone forgot the "-s" of ln while doing work on the
> >  networking. Most likely it is a mistake, though it is hard to read the
> > mind of RH.
> They have every reason to belive that both dirs will be on the same fs,
> and symlinks have the disadvantage of being "orpanable."  Why /not/ use
> hard links?

Solaris uses hard links, mostly, in their /etc/rc?.d/ directories.  
Somebody out there thinks it's a good idea.  I don't really have a 

Andrew Diederich

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