Subject: SV: take2...
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
From: Christian Johansson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/02/1999 17:17:10
> > 5. The old /etc/rc style. Dispense with it. It's nothing but a
> > speed hack, really,
> Not at all. It's also an immense boon to humans that have to have
> anything to do with the boot process. I've used SysV-style split-apart
> boot scripts and I've used BSD-style monolithic boot scripts, and for
> human frobbing, the BSD style is far easier. (Recently the BSD style
> seems to be shattering; witness our /etc/netstart and SunOS
> /etc/rc.boot. Every such split makes it that much harder for me to
> figure out what I want to do and where.)
> Sure, it's harder for mechanical frobbing. Not all systems consider
> ease of mechanical access more important than ease of human access.
I agree, why change? I use BSD because it is BSD and not beacause it's a
SysV look-alike. If one want that one could always install Linux (and
still don't have a clue...)
I love NetBSD because it is (still?) very minimalistic compared to other OS!