ReallyLinux: Something's Amiss in the Linux Community
Jun 09, 2005, 01:45 (33 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Walter V. Koenning)
[ Thanks to Walter V. Koenning for
this link. ]
"If I have a problem with my Fedora Core 3 using NFS mounts and
RAID5 striping, then I go to my local or on-line Linux community.
There I find that someone named Andy encountered the same issue a
week ago in his work and shares with me some tips and installation
"Now why would a nice stranger named Andy help me out for free
with such a significant issue? Because someone helped Andy as he
was dealing with the same issue. A principal that has less to do
with Linux and more to do with humanity.
"Yet, over the past few months something has changed. No, the
people are as friendly and helpful as ever. But something
unquestionably has changed. So what smells so fishy in the Linux