[rescue] Amiga videos online for your enjoyment

Andy Wallis rawallis at panix.com
Thu May 24 11:37:23 CDT 2007

On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 11:12:12AM -0400, Magnus wrote:
> Ethan O'Toole wrote:
> > IBM? Do they still flash numbers on a LCD ... until the system is all the 
> > way up? I remember looking up codes... "Mounting home" ... couldn't they 
> > give us terminal output by this time...
> Ummm yes.  Yes, they do.  And you can use it anywhere in the world.  If
> you have an HMC.
The POWER4 and later machines actually have a good amount of space for freeform text. Rather than
have the three digit code, you can now put a string there uses /etc/methods/showled. My workplace
uses it all the time for system status and alerts.

It's also nice to have a shell script write cheeky messages to an idiot user. :+)
888: PEKAC are my favorites.
-Andy Wallis

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