Nice find: DEC HiNote Ultra II

From: Fred N. van Kempen <>
Date: Sun Aug 10 13:45:01 2003

I wrote:

> Hi all,
> Today, a long-time customer surprised me with a biiig box full
> of their "old stuff". OKOK, that wasnt too smart of him.. after
> our coffee chat, I didnt do much besides going through the box'
> contents *evil grin*
> Shitty thing is... (a) the battery pack seems to have died, and
> (b) I lost my copy of the SystemCD for reinstalling the system
> onto it. Not a very big deal, I guess, but having it would be
> nice.
Ha! DEC noticed a problem with these battery packs "locking up"
after extensive periods of no activity, so they came up with a
small utility ( to "revive" the batt pack. It worked,
too.. my battery came back to life, and, after a full charge, is
as good as were it new.. !

Lappy is not a portable, ultra-light TCP/LAT/Serial/X11 terminal :)
(muhaha, with 802.11b WLAN ;-)

Received on Sun Aug 10 2003 - 13:45:01 BST

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