Speaking of insufficient skill

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Tue Jun 7 20:40:47 MDT 2011


On Tue, 7 Jun 2011 02:39:59 -0600
"S. Dale Morrey" <sdalemorrey at gmail.com> wrote:

> To make matters worse, this machine has an intel chipset and I'm
> actually starting to get a bit suspicious that the chipset itself is
> failing as evidenced by a failure to load drivers and recognize
> plugged in peripherals.

This reminds me of the routine monthly maintenance on the original
Apple II. Once a month, remove every external and internal cable. Pull
every card, clean the contacts with an eraser. Pull every socketed chip.
Reseat the chips. Reinstall the cards. Reinstall the cables.

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