Re: How to report problems (was: Request for Flames)

1999-10-13 Thread Michael Lucas
Greg, Actually, I used your page (or its predecessor, it looks different now) back when I started. ;) I'd like to do something more detailed on each type of problem. Eventually, I'd like to turn this into a troubleshooting helper for the most common problems. But information gathering is the

Request for Flames

1999-10-12 Thread Michael Lucas
Folks, I'm writing a series of web pages on how to ask for help on the FreeBSD mailing lists. From time to time, some innocent newbie wanders in here asking a question with far too little information. ("CVSup/pn0/sio.c doesn't work. Why not?") On occasion, you folks have taken the time to

Re: Request for Flames

1999-10-12 Thread Daniel C. Sobral
Michael Lucas wrote: If any of you have copies of messages that you have previously sent, describing what information you need to solve a particular problem, I would appreciate it if you would forward these to me. I'll use this information to write another guide. I guess I ought to see

How to report problems (was: Request for Flames)

1999-10-12 Thread Greg Lehey
On Tuesday, 12 October 1999 at 11:08:50 -0400, Michael Lucas wrote: Folks, I'm writing a series of web pages on how to ask for help on the FreeBSD mailing lists. From time to time, some innocent newbie wanders in here asking a question with far too little information. ("CVSup/pn0/sio.c