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Date:      Sun, 1 Jun 1997 10:23:01 +0000
From:      "Riley J. McIntire" <chaos@mail.tgci.com>
To:        Nadav Eiron <nadav@cs.technion.ac.il>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: LINT and GENERIC - between a rock and a generic place.
Message-ID:  <199706011757.KAA29118@train.tgci.com>

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> 
> On Sat, 31 May 1997, Jordan K. Hubbard wrote:
> 
> > More and more people are trying to use GENERIC as a template for their
> > own kernels and they're losing, of course, because generic sets many
> > limits (like max children or open files) too low.
> > 
>    [snip]
> 
> > Meanwhile, of course, the users continue to use GENERIC (or worse,
> > LINT) as their only available guides and they continue to walk off
> > cliffs, year after year.
> > 

As a newbie climbing a cliff with broken legs I cound have sworn that 
LINT was recommended as a template in the docs.  


[snip]

 
> This sure will save bandwidth on -questions, and many frustrated newbies
> from climbing up on walls.
> 

Cliffs, not walls...;-)

Why not post a few working templates right now on the web site?

> > 
> > 					Jordan
> > 
> 
> Yet another $.02 (I think someone is getting rich here collecting these
> cents :-) ).
> 
> Nadav

Could someone send me a config for a low to moderate volume 
web/mail/name server?  I'm getting a little nervous.  ;-)

Thanks,

Riley



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