[OT] sw killing hw [was Re: [ILUG] MySQL & outer joins...]
kenn at linux.ie
Thu Sep 14 22:46:14 IST 2000
On Wed, Sep 13, 2000 at 10:25:25AM +0100, John P . Looney wrote:
> I think what's up is the original (crappy) ghostscript drive for it
> squirter ink badly, so the headers are dirty/blocked (as it doesn't print
> well in windows either) - but the head cleaning program doesn't seem to do
> much good (I've run it ten times, and it gets a littel better each
> time...but not much - and now it's stopped impoving..)
Oh dear... Back to 'crappy software can damage your hardware'.
Was is the C64 or the BBC Micro that could produce smoke with
just the wrong sequence of instructins?
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