Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Feb 16 03:57:34 PST 2004

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 06:54:52AM -0800, Mardoc Inc. wrote:
> Thankyou to each of you for your comments re mounting the CDROM.  I have 
> now got it working.  As for the age of the OS - newer is not always 
> better, I am afraid. Of course this depends on both hardware and 
> software, but there is no doubt that the newer hardware (disks etc) are 
> far less reliable, despite being able to hold more data. Newer operating 
> systems have more bells and whistles, but again, that does not always 
> make them better. My most reliable systems are usually my older ones - 
> in fact my MOST reliable systems are over 12 years old.

That's all well and good, until you need help to fix a problem with
your old OS.  You're lucky that this one was simple and not an OS bug.

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