Sysadmin Song

I never really wanted to be a scientist. I always wanted to be… a sysadmin!
Leaping from keyboard to keyboard… as I control the mighty servers in the computer room! The Compaq… the Gateway… the mighty Dell… with my best girl by my side! The giant Cray, the routers… the little PBX-voicemail interface! We’d sing, sing, sing!

[system engineer choir and shift supervisor enter, music strikes up]

Oh, I’m a sysadmin and I’m OK,
I grep all night and I chown all day.

[choir] He’s a sysadmin and he’s OK,
He greps all night and he chowns all day.

I ping the nodes, I do PM’s, I awk and perl and sed.
I’ve got a Star Wars lunchbox, and Tron sheets on my bed!

[choir] He pings the nodes, he does PM, he awks and perls and seds.
He’s got a Star Wars lunchbox, and Tron sheets on his bed!
[repeat chorus]

I ping the nodes, I change the rates, I fork the processes.
I wish that all my lusers would catch some rare disease!

[choir, growing slightly uncomfortable] He pings the nodes, he changes rates, He forks the processes. He wishes all his lusers would catch some rare disease! [choir brightens as they repeat chorus]

I ping the nodes, I lock the /home partition and umounts.
I post .gifs of my boss’s daughter from his own account!

[choir, very uncomfortable and trailing off]
He pings the nodes, he locks the /home partition and umounts…??

[shift supervisor]What kind of crazy lunatic…

[all except shift supervisor] He’s a sysadmin and he’s OK,
He greps all night and he chowns all day.


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