[rescue] Did I kill the octane?
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Sat Dec 20 18:08:48 CST 2003
On Sun, 7 Dec 2003, Scott Newell wrote:
> I didn't. Read the owner's guide before I got mine, so I was aware of the
> connector issues.
Okay, that's good. The compression connectors really are as fragile as
everyone says they are.
> Some time back (6 months ago?) I _may_ have accidentally touched one while
> installing memory. Seems like I saw the faint outline of a fingerprint on
> the connector, but the system was fine afterwards.
That's okay, then.
> If they're this fragile, it really makes me think twice about spending $ on
> a replacement.
Try removing the power cord from the system for a few minutes and try
booting up again. Occasionally that power circuit gets wedged and
confused the tar out of the rest of the system.
Jonathan Patschke ) "Earth works. That's proof positive that Mother
Elgin, TX ( Nature isn't a suit." --Dave McGuire
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