[geeks] KVM for Sun Sparc Servers with USB keyboards
alaric at metrocast.net
Fri May 15 15:15:25 CDT 2009
Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> The root cause of many of these problems is that people don't know how
> to drive their cars. There are quite a few more AWD cars on the road
> today. When the weather gets bad, there are quite a few AWD cars in
> ditches. Why? A lot of the people driving them learned on FWD cars,
> and bought AWD cars assuming that AWD > FWD. AWD *will* help you stay
> on the road, *iff* you know how to drive them.
> If you're beginning to understeer on a FWD car, you lift off the gas and
> the front will bite in. With an AWD car, you have to balance the
> throttle and steer into the slide. If you lift off completely and
> suddenly, you'll oversteer and spin.
> I think driving skill was more widespread when people had been forced to
> learn how to drive in the snow in a RWD car...
Personally, I would choose RWD over FWD every time. I hate driving FWD
cars. They just don't drive right.
Having now owned an AWD drive car, I think any time I lived anywhere
with a real winter, I'd just as unhesitatingly take AWD over RWD.
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