Re: Equipment release policy?
From: one_of_many (oneofmany_at_nix.nix)
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 21:17:29 -0500
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, JF Mezei
> Any system that has been around for over a decade will have accumulated lots
> of lint and crud. It may have temporary files leftover thatc ontain critical
> data. There may be many stray email files in a directory that have no pointer
> in MAIL.MAI thus no longer shows in the MAIL utility, etc etc etc.
Even with the volume(s) set to /highwater/erase and regular disc
restructuring via backup /noimage?
Sorry, but I'm certainly feeling 'long of tooth' in this industry after
all these years. Funny how uncertainty increases with learning. :)
Thanks to all who have responded to date. It has been helpfull. Don't
stop! There are more ideas, I'm sure.
Oh, and while I appreciate the spirit of some suggestions, embarassing the
VP won't help the situation. Humilation assumes comptent receptors. =8^)
This whole thing is really about doing the right thing for the clients.
God knows I miss VMS (OpenVMS). :)