[TUHS] Why BSD didn't catch on more, and Linux did

emanuel stiebler emu at e-bbes.com
Wed Feb 7 18:39:14 AEST 2018

On 2018-02-07 09:27, Wesley Parish wrote:

> To install Linux (I cut my teeth on SLS 0.99pl(largelyforgotten) ) you
> had to do something with sectors and the like. And if you didn't know
> about sectors, you screwed up and learnt damn fast. It's quite an
> education re-installing something because the file system won't fit on
> the miniscule partition you've made for it, and you pay attention this
> time!!!

But wasn't it the same on *BSD too? If you didn't have a disk which was
supported, and had the right entries already you sat there for a while
with the calculator ;-)

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