OT: It's arrived!
dwilson at unixdaemon.net
Wed Nov 7 10:25:30 GMT 2007
On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 11:21:47PM +0000, Bob Walker wrote:
> grow a beard. all sysadmins need a beard.
Not all of us can still grow hair.
> and dont be afraid to play with things. if you dont break it. you wont
> learn. books are great. practice is better.
Virtualization is a great thing for experimentation. And make sure you have
at least one machine that isn't Intel based and running Linux.
> or not. nowt wrong with being a generalist. ( well apart from the possibly
> smaller pay packets)
Although you'll be expected to know enough about all of those to liaise with
the local experts.
> vms admins have the best beards.
Those ain't beards, those are the source of their power. They just sit very
Dean Wilson http://www.unixdaemon.net
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