Resolved: Re: 11/34 sanity check
north at alum.mit.edu
Sun Apr 26 19:16:37 CDT 2015
Actually the maintenance/debugging chapter (8) in the KY11-LB maintenance manual
mentions this problem as a symptom, and the resolution is to reverse the cable
plugged into the M7859 coming from the front panel. So the manuals can be useful
However, it is still not good form to be so snippy in either asking questions or
answering them. There are more and more noobs out there that are younger than
their machines, and guiding them how to ask questions is as important as to
If you don't want to respond in a civil fashion then don't respond at all. Then
your time will not be wasted.
On 4/26/2015 4:42 PM, js at cimmeri.com wrote:
> Choosing to take your words literally...
> "Yes, I can see how this issue would be in precisely the same class as not
> having the computer plugged into the wall."
> *** To correct you, your issue wasn't "precisely" in the same class as a line
> cord, nor is that what I wrote or even implied... but having several 11/34
> myself, and having initially run into the same cable reversal issue (but now,
> over a year later, not remembering any details), the very fact that there's no
> keys or any clear indications whatsoever which way the cable goes, made cable
> orientation the number one suspect... and to me, an *obvious* thing to try first.
> However, I *do* admit to implying in my response that I'm of the opinion that
> *sometimes* people come running to the list here the instant any slight snag
> is encountered, without really exercising due diligence, when they might take
> on the challenge a bit more before doing so, thus have all the more
> satisfaction from arriving at the solution.
> "A thousand apologies for wasting so much of your time. "
> Oh, only a small (1) was needed, but thank you. :)
> - J.
> On 4/26/2015 4:49 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
>> Yes, I can see how this issue would be in precisely the same class as not
>> having the computer plugged into the wall.
>> A thousand apologies for wasting so much of your time.
>> - Josh
>>> J, to save the time of those posting,
>>> it's more or less assumed you've already
>>> tried the obvious things before asking
>>> for help. Otherwise, posters are --
>>> for example -- left having to first
>>> question whether a machine is even
>>> plugged in to the wall or not.
>>> - J
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