The other side of the coin

We all have seen the crashed Windows pictures of monitors on airports that Linux advocates always mention on their blogs. Here’s the other side of the coin: an MS employee mentioning a Linux-crashed server, in-flight. Moral of the story: there is no crash-proof OS out there, except if it’s NASA we are talking about.

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JBQ wrote on November 13th, 2006 at 5:39 AM PST:

Actually, Apollo 11 was plagued by software crashes during the final lunar descent.

memson wrote on November 13th, 2006 at 5:39 AM PST:

NASA seem to use 15 year old technology in many things – because it has been well tested. Same mentality as Bankers.

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Eugenia wrote on November 13th, 2006 at 5:44 AM PST:

Well, yeah, but this is not as common as a consumer OS crashing or freezing.

l3v1 wrote on November 13th, 2006 at 12:13 PM PST:

“I thought Linux systems never crash. Hmmm..”

Yes, and OSX is perfectly safe, and Vista doesn’t need virus protection, and face recognition never fails, and politicians never lie, and we live forever :) The last one is true :)

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