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Re: what did hwinfo do to my machine? - SOLVED

On Mon, 04 Jun 2012 22:09:24 -0400, Dan B. wrote:

> Miles Fidelman wrote:
>> Dan B. wrote:
>>> Thanks to some suggestions that somehow caused me to check basic
>>> floppy access, I discovered that the problem was ... (get ready for a
>>> big letdown) ... a loose floppy cable.

Hey, congrats for discovering the culprit!

>> It really is amazing how many things end up being hardware problems ;-)
> And I thought it was in some _high-tech_ hardware like flash (or other
> non-volatile) memory in my 8-trillion-bit, 3 billion-bit-per-second,
> giant magneto-resistance-based hard disk ...

The CSI people always say that evidence never lie. I'd say the same 
stands for logs and messages :-)



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