HP 85 stuff

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Tue Jul 11 09:56:44 2000

At 06:19 PM 7/10/00 -0400, Carlos wrote:
> By the way, this weekend
>my I/O ROM started to go flaky; on power up, it reports an error 112,
>which is a checksum failure. I remember that this happened before and
>reseating fixed it, but I haven't had luck this time. I tried other
>slots in the ROM drawer too. Guess I need to pry open the ROM capsule
>and have a look. This is weird, because both the pin and the through-hole
>that make the contacts are gold-plated; they were made to last. I am
>afraid that this is a case of bit rot :-( .


     Keep me posted about what you find. I've only seen bit rot in the HP
41 plus in ROMs. I've never seen it in other HP machines.

Received on Tue Jul 11 2000 - 09:56:44 BST

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