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Subject:RE: HUMOR: Good Error Messages From:"Geoff Lane" <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk> To:"'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 1 Mar 2000 09:15:47 -0000
Andrew Plato wrote:
> A recent post asked for error message suggestions.
> Well...that's an open door
> for some fun.
> Recommended Error Messages
[humorous error messages snipped]
About the best that I've seen came from Linux fsck. This is the Linux
'equivalent' of Windows scandisk. The message went something like, "Either
there is a bug in fsck or some bonehead (you!) is checking a live
filesystem. Please report bugs in fsck to <email address supplied>."
geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk