Yes, DEC went through this but managed to make a mess of it. Some of it was good; some of it was bad. Things seemed to get looser the more the product lines (the workers, not the suits) grew apart. I always put this down to not being able to yak at the bar or yell over the office walls.
IOW, those drivers are a power up button push. :-)
Somebody I know just blew his disk again. He had everything very carefully backed up onto his USB thingie. Then he discovered it couldn't boot. I don't understand this. All our packs had a boot block as an exclusive disk geometry.
There are times when having all hard-software development under one roof is a feature.
Yup. That would semester three...or should it be earlier?
I know. It's that magic F4 button. I always interpreted it as an FU button, luring me to my disk rest.
On Wed, 19 Oct 2005 13:12:11 +0000, jmfbahciv The firmware and software facilities to do...
I got that. But it seems like the boot disk is still an exception to this rule.
Which is a fancy dump mode I-O list....I buttumed this.
This was our OPSER or OPR on the console step.
Yea, heaven forbid that a mere owner of a PC get to see all this stuff.