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Long posts was: breastle screen for HLA Adventure 876


OK.

I'm still not sure that the sound I hear implies stuck.

When did the SOS flash? After each and every disk request? Or just at the very beginning. And is the flash something I can see or is it so fast that there is no blink but fast fading in and out.

There's an upsidedown to these things?

Well, it looks like I'm going to have to move the 386 out of that room and put another one in so I can continue my late afternoon routine. I had it set up so I lay down on the couch and play solitaire games while listening to the radio. If I did anything else, I would zone out and burn my dinner.

I don't think I can change the routine. Everything else I do takes all my concentration until my nose's smoke alarm issues an interrupt.

How do these things get sticky? It can't ball bearings because I'm not hearing the critter screech. I can't tell if the sound implies half-speed or double-speed. It definitely implies a different speed than what I'm used to.

BAH

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Long posts was: breastle screen for HLA Adventure 877
It may not. This was a problem that only occured on power up. If the drive starts making funny noises and misbehaves after you're up and running, then it's something else. At power up. Instead...
Long posts was: breastle screen for HLA Adventure 878
That's clever. I've never seen that reaction to the "stiction" problem. Hmm, I never tried that. I've gotten a drive going...


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