Front panel switches - what did they do?

Swift Griggs swiftgriggs at
Tue May 24 16:54:48 CDT 2016

On Tue, 24 May 2016, Sean Caron wrote:
> It's true, modern computers are pretty dull to look at, but you can 
> still find some stunning views in the data center from time to time.

Heh, that would be when the sales girls come walking through doing client 
tours on Fridays while one of us geeks is doing service under the raised 
floor. Stunning views. j/k ;-P

> All the JBODs could be used as a crude dot matrix to spell out a phrase. 
> I need to write a little script for that ... ;)

That reminds me of this MIT hack:


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