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Re: [vox] The Symbolic Link to Nowhere
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Re: [vox] The Symbolic Link to Nowhere



Jeremy Turner said:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2005 at 11:33:33AM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
>> Clearly Linux has error messages that are more fun to read than
>> Windows error messages.  Here's a good one I got last night:  "Cdrom
>> is a symbolic link to nowhere."
>
> Just saw the thread.
>
> My fav was one I got on the console:
>
> "LPT on fire!"

On older Linux systems (those shipped with 1.2.13 kernel) if you were
logged in with a UID that was removed from the /etc/passwd calling whoami
(I think) would provide:

"You don't exist! Go away."

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