[OT] sw killing hw [was Re: [ILUG] MySQL & outer joins...]
John P . Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Mon Sep 18 08:50:39 IST 2000
On Fri, Sep 15, 2000 at 12:59:18PM +0200, Foley, Brian (Galway) mentioned:
> The Beeb had a software controlled relay for starting and stopping suitable
> tape recorders on the casette port. You could turn it on or off with *MOTOR
> 1 or *MOTOR 0.
> I imagine a program along the lines of
> 10 REPEAT
> 20 *MOTOR 1
> 30 *MOTOR 0
> 40 UNTIL FALSE
> would do pretty nasty things to it...
On amiNET, there is a program to play midi files on your Amiga floppy
drive. If that's not bad for the hardware, I don't know what is...
The words of the unwary are apt to cause needless pain and bloody violence.
- Zen Master Greg
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