Re: finger doesn't work

Linus Torvalds (
Sat, 27 Jul 1996 11:47:54 +0300 (EET DST)

On Fri, 26 Jul 1996, Arthur D. Jerijian wrote:
> Linus...
> You are a very unique, creative, and bright individual who is much
> indebted to the work you put in the management of Linux. Couldn't you think of
> other ways to reduce the load on your work machine? :*)

I had to throw away my old harddisk due to it breaking down, and as a result
did a full re-install on the machine on a new harddisk. Only the user home
directories got saved across this all, so no more fingerd hacks. I may
re-install it some day..