OT: It's arrived!

Bob Walker bob at randomness.org.uk
Wed Nov 7 10:52:03 GMT 2007

On Wed, 7 Nov 2007, Dean Wilson wrote:

> 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.

its okay some people can achieve virtual beardiness.
but their virtual beardiness has to be approved by at least 2 bearded 

>> 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.

indeed. thats the fun of being a generalist. :)

>> vms admins have the best beards.
> Those ain't beards, those are the source of their power. They just sit very
> still.

the monkeys need soemwhere to hide.

Bob Walker
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