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Thu Jul 24 09:47:11 EDT 2008
2008/7/24 Bjørn Lindeijer <bjorn at lindeijer.nl>:
> Dear all,
> Even since I got a full time job back in September 2007, my time for TU
> duties has been limited. A few months ago I switched to a different DSL
> provider (since the previous one couldn't get their act together), and they
> gave me a PPPoE modem instead of a router, which I couldn't get to dial in
> on Arch Linux, which basically forced me to switch to something else, Ubuntu
> in this case (pppoeconf had it done in seconds).
> From then on it just went downhill. I kept updating and sometimes rebuilding
> packages on an Arch Linux installed on VirtualBox at work. However on each
> Ubuntu kernel upgrade it broke down and recently it seems to have done its
> last breath since it no longer boots after Arch Linux ran out of harddrive
> space while upgrading the kernel.
> I decided this is where it ends. I've really enjoyed Arch Linux while it
> last, and I think it really rocks for those who want to be always up to date
> and also easily package their own stuff, allowing for a convenient and
> complete management of all system files. However, frequent breaks and
> security problems (no doubt mostly my own fault) had already made me prefer
> other distributions on my laptop and server.
> I'll post my list of packages in a separate email.
> Thanks for several enjoyable years!
Thank you for great work and good luck!
I hope you`ll come back. ;)
Andrea `BaSh` Scarpino
Arch Linux Trusted User
Linux User: #430842
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