[BSDCert] On criticism
george at sddi.net
Sun Apr 24 19:05:26 EDT 2005
On Apr 24, 2005, at 4:11 PM, Jeff MacDonald wrote:
> One useful option might be "i don't even know what this is, and i've
> been adminning freebsd systems for 10 years"
> Somethings I only do when they are broken, as well, some things I
> don't even know what they are or how to fix them until they are
> broken, then at that point i research how to fix them.
> I find that 80% of a good admin is someone that can figure stuff out,
> a guru is someone that just knows.
That's nice input Jeff. . .
We all have our general conceptions about the ultimate 'product', and
one recurring theme in my mind is that the exam taker should have
access to the man pages. . . as *that* is how the vast majority of
sysadmins do things out of their routine and beyond their knowledge.
And clearly, knowing how to use the man pages is fundamental to being a
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