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Re: a dumb query? pls humor me



On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 11:13:48PM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> On 02/20/07 15:29, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 09:13:32PM +0000, andy wrote:
> >> Hi all
> >>
> >> Potentially a dumb query but I just don't know, and there doesn't seem 
> >> to be any documented discussion I can read, so pls humor me on this:
> >>
> >> after Etch has done its daily update via update mngr, is it generally 
> >> considered a wise thing to reboot the computer to check the take or can 
> >> one have a reasonably good degree of confidence that as far as is 
> >> reasonable to predict, all will be well?
> > 
> > depends on what gets upgraded (you *do* review the upgrades,
> > right?). If you've got some new core thing (kernel, xorg, udev, etc.)
> 
> xorg is only core to people who still (*even* if they don't realize
> it) think that Real Operating Systems are designed the same way that
>  MS Windows is designed.
> 
> Your penance is to make a pilgrimage to Portland and walk up Linus'
> driveway on your knees, while reading the Green Dragon Book.

huh. check my headers you icedove-using-geek-wannabe! ;-P

oh. and no its not forged.

seriously though, and unfortunately, for many people it *is*
core. Having X totally crap out on them would be a good thing, IMO. 

A

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