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NASA in the right track, at last!!

Ashok Mash
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Link to BBC News says:
The computer (which is on board of a spaceship) is running Red Hat, a version of the Linux operating system, and is maintaining a connection with the Goddard Space Flight Center which will to try to contact the onboard PC more than 140 times over the duration of the shuttle mission STS-107.


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R K Singh
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Originally posted by Ashok Krishnan:
Link to BBC News says:

Which browser do you use ??
I use IE
Ashok Mash
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Opera
R K Singh
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Originally posted by Ashok Krishnan:
Opera

Feel sorry for you
Jason Menard
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Unfortunately every time they want to send a new command they are forced to recompile the kernel, update several dependent RPMs, and execute multiple shell scripts.
Ashok Mash
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Do keep an eye on posts with subjects 'URGENT' or 'IMMEDIATE' in the Linux/Unix forum now onwards.
You never know..
Mark Fletcher
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Originally posted by Jason Menard:
Unfortunately every time they want to send a new command they are forced to recompile the kernel, update several dependent RPMs, and execute multiple shell scripts.

As opposed to the whole space station firing itself into a trajectory down to mother Terra, just because one of the crew members opened an email with the subject "I Love you?"

Mark
Hey Ashok: Those outages on the internet most recently? They dont have anything to do with MS products do they?

[ January 31, 2003: Message edited by: Mark Fletcher ]

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Thomas Paul
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The space shuttle Columbia broke up during reentry and the crew was killed. This thread doesn't seem very funny anymore so I am closing it.
 
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