Famous quotes(4 drives on a PC) (was:: Merced - and the ol' Unix story (was Re: OT, but info needed: RAM uprade))

From: Hans Franke <Hans.Franke_at_mch20.sbs.de>
Date: Mon Jan 18 12:04:42 1999

> > with the twisted cable you _can't_ install a wrong drive
> > as add on, and you _don't_ need to check any jumper or
> > what ever (supposed the drive is factory jumpered to #1)

> I recently helped a friend with a floppy problem. His broke so
> he bought a new one from CompUSA. It didn't work. Two other
> geeks looked at it before me with no success. I tried to read
> a floppy, noticed the errors and lights, etc. then pulled the drive,
> found the slide switch on the side and changed it from 0 to 1.

Ooops - shure nobody played around ?

> Don't assume drives are set to unit 1 at the factory.

It's always good to check.


Ich denke, also bin ich, also gut
Received on Mon Jan 18 1999 - 12:04:42 GMT

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