Tips for installing windows and freeBSD both.. anyone??

Jerry freebsd.user at
Sat Nov 13 20:12:35 UTC 2010

On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 19:02:31 +0000
Bruce Cran <bruce at> articulated:

> On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 12:48:40 -0600 (CST)
> Robert Bonomi <bonomi at> wrote:
> > Au Contraire,  WINDOWS *itself* forbids more than one application
> > from having the same file open forworking on.
> Wrong. Windows *itself* doesn't care - lots of applications just don't
> "An application also uses CreateFile to specify whether it wants to
> share the file for reading, writing, both, or neither. This is known
> as the sharing mode. An open file that is not shared (dwShareMode set
> to zero) cannot be opened again, either by the application that
> opened it or by another application, until its handle has been
> closed. This is also referred to as exclusive access." from

FUD certainly comes into play here. Microsoft haters will utter any
excuse to downplay its GUI. Those naysayers are just as pathetic as
those who claim that a CLI is obsolete or overly burdensome.

If you want to use a GUI, then use it. If not, then use a CLI or
whatever suits your fancy.

Honestly, this whole thread has deteriorated to a group of old wash
women debating molecular science. The fact that they have not got all
their facts correct never caused them to miss a beat.

Jerry ✌
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