[ILUG] OT: Of Tesco Trolleys and Linux (was: anti-spam thing...)
mfrench42 at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jan 7 13:51:59 GMT 2002
> > This example reminds me of one of my early lessons in IT humility: a
> > long time ago, I was doing tech support for a University and we had this
> > machine with two 5.25 floppy drives. For some reason people kept on
> > their floppies between the drives, instead of into the top one.
> Someone that didn't like effort would have solved this with some duck
Which is exactly what I did, but only after it happened to me. Before that
it was always one of those problems that was at the end of my to-do list.
Duck tape is also not a very elegant solution. I was trying to come up with
a chewing-gum-free approach, like replacing the machine with a much faster
486-66 for example... :)
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