[techtalk] missing posts

Emily Cartier ecartier at crosswinds.net
Sun Jan 2 22:23:04 EST 2000

On Sun, 2 Jan 2000 17:12:06 -0600
Aaron Malone <aaron at mancala.semo.net> wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 02, 2000 at 11:10:53AM -0500, Jeff Dike wrote:
> > > Because I screwed up my linux install, and had to start over yesterday
> > > :-) 
> > 
> > BTW, what did you do?  I'm having trouble thinking of anything short of 
> > trashing a disk that would call for a complete reinstall.
> Heh.  depends on your experience level.  I remember when I was first
> learning linux (redhat 2.something, I think), there were a couple of times
> when I screwed something badly enough that it was easier (and faster) to
> reinstall than to learn enough (on an unusable system) to make the system
> usable again. ;)

Am there, might be doing that tonight. X is still trashed, and I don't
know what to do to fix the trashed files, and I can't figure out what to
grep my over a megabyte .xsession-errors file for.

Emily (it's so *easy* to reinstall... it's so hard to fix stuff when you
don't know where to look to find the necessary documentation)

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