Re: [PARPORT] Frying hardware

Kevin Stewart (
Thu, 23 Jul 1998 15:58:43 -0400 (EDT)

> > I have a Syquest SparQ drive running on a TI Extensa 650CD. Due to
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> There's your problem right there. Not to get off the topic of the list,
> but there has never been a bigger peice of junk in the history of PC
> hardware.

Come on now, haven't you ever used an IBM Aptiva c66? That's what I'm
using right now-- took me (I am NOT lying) about 48 hours non-stop to get
X working with it's crappy video driver on board. I fried the parallel
port by unplugging something. It won't boot without that crappy
sound/modem card, and Linux doesn't like it. It it just an all-around
crappy computer, especially for Linux.


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