[Novalug] [OT] humor in real life Re: Kernel configuration for optical drive.
bdalzell at qis.net
Sun Mar 21 12:25:05 EDT 2010
On Thu, 18 Mar 2010, Bryan J. Smith wrote:
> It's like buying a new car, opening the hood and throwing out the
> computer, saying that electronic valve timing is wrong, and the
> pre-computer is better, and then the car won't start.
No theoretical example here;
I actually know someone who did something like this - they were given a
used car with automatic choke and they removed it an put in a manual
choke. The car stopped working and sat on my property until I had to
pay some car recycler to haul it off.
Bonnie Dalzell, MA
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