[TUHS] was turmoil, moving to rm -rf /
toby at telegraphics.com.au
Fri Apr 28 13:04:15 AEST 2017
On 2017-04-27 7:44 PM, Steve Johnson wrote:
> The worst "nuke the file system" experience I had was on the GE
> mainframe. Think big room, punched cards, etc. And an operators'
> console that typed on paper...
> When you booted the system, the first message that came up said:
> If you said 'y', it wiped out the file system.
> After a very heated users' group meeting, they agreed to change the
> message to
> DO YOU WANT TO WIPE OUT THE FILE SYSTEM?
Good to know UX has always been terrible :-)
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