[rescue] needed: u1 NVRAM chip
mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Wed Sep 24 12:15:37 CDT 2008
>>> Sounds like it's time for you to stop waving the magic wand and
>>> making things happen. Seriously, we've all been in situations like
>>> this. The company needs to realize that sometimes you've just got
>>> to spend money to get things working.
Oh, but they are. They're spending money on Bill. :)
>> Yes. When stuff like this happens, I usually end up waving the
>> magic wand again, getting it working, and then telling them "You
>> need to move this function to a newer machine, otherwise the next
>> time this happens I'm not going to touch it."
So, what you're saying here is that it would be a favour to you for us
to _not_ come up with a suitable NVRAM? :-)
> IT people are not hardware warehouses to be plundered at need. And I
> see it being detrimental in MOST cases.
Heh. I've largely stopped volunteering my own hardware for work uses,
for very much this reason (though I still do occasionally, mostly in
cases where I think there's no real chance work will end up wanting to
hang onto it).
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