troy fryman at
Mon Jan 31 22:26:05 PST 2000

On Mon, Jan 31, 2000 at 10:52:45AM -0800, Devin Carraway wrote:

> There is also something fundamentally annoying about being obligated to
> have a DOS partition on an Alpha, which I think bears to a significant
> degree on the "Copyright (c) 1993 Microsoft Corporation" that flicks by at
> startup.

An understandable annoyance.  You could always subject io.sys on the DOS
partition to your trusty hex editor, of course.  That, at least, would be a
minor moral victory of sorts.

> 	Not sure how much of that applies outside the Multia/noname boxes,
> though.  Sofar mine's been fairly satisfying, and produces enough heat to
> dry my socks on through in the recent rains.

That's a nice olfactory image:  Wet socks drying by the fire.  I hope you
don't have a dog...


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