[Python-Dev] python.org OS

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Jan 5 05:26:24 CET 2009

Barry Warsaw writes:

 > > The scary one is two independent reports of fstab corruption in the
 > > 8.04 to 8.10 upgrade.  It is claimed to be unfixable by booting from
 > > CD, mounting the partition, and editing fstab: the editor saves but
 > > the fstab returns to the original corrupt state upon reboot.

 > For me, servers have been the easiest to upgrade.  I've never had a  
 > problem with the OS specifically.  I have had problems with certain  
 > applications [...].  On the desktops, IME the most troublesome part
 > is always X, [...].

This certainly conforms to what I've seen on that LUG list.  Since
nobody on that list is running Ubuntu server, the "scary one" (quoted
above) can probably be discounted, too.  That looks like some
user-friendliness run amok.

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