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Re: [vox] linux+ certification



Up spake Peter Jay Salzman on Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 01:28:03PM -0700:
> reports bad sectors, using the "vendor supplied diagnostic disk" rather
> than first unmounting the partition and running fsck.

Vendor-supplied diagnostic disks that work under Linux?  Must be nice.

> all in all, it was a pretty interesting experience.  the test was on
> some kind of windows machine, of course.  the irony of taking a linux
> certification.  but then again, comptia is NOT a friend of open source;
> they're bedfellows of microsoft.

I took my GRE at a Sylvan Learning Center in Sacto in late '99.  I was sort 
of expecting a lean, mean Machine Of Doom, you know, running a 
UNIX or something and locked down tight against cheaters.  Imagine my 
surprise when I was shown a Windows 3.1 system, which froze while the 
test center operator was getting it all set up for me.  This does not 
auger well, I remember thinking.  But I did fine on the test, so I didn't 
complain.
Maybe I should have.

--n twn

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