How to load sata_nv before pata_amd on Kubuntu Hardy 8.04
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Mon Nov 8 17:57:52 GMT 2010
On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 16:04 +0000, Neil Winchurst wrote:
> On 08/11/10 14:13, gene heskett wrote:
> > On Monday, November 08, 2010 09:05:39 am Neil Winchurst did opine:
> I thought I gave up opining years ago!! LOL
> >> On 08/11/10 02:30, Ric Moore wrote:
> >>> Thanks, my head hurts now. But, I have some measure of enlightenment
> >>> that I didn't have before. I think I'll have to re-read this several
> >>> more times though. I miss setting IRQ jumpers on cards and harddrive
> >>> jumpers. Heck, I miss CP/M. :) Ric
> >> Crumbs, you're going back a bit. I too remember CP/M. I even remember
> >> what it stands for!!
> >> And I thought I was the oldest on this list,
> >> Neil
> > Can you beat 76 Neil? But I didn't come up here via the x86 trails, I came
> > up through os9 level 1 on a 64k TRS-80 Color Computer, then to level 2 on a
> > 'Coco3', a while on amigados& finally to linux at about RH5.0. 1997ish.
> > But I did read a lot about CP/M back in the later 70's. So until linux, my
> > mind was relatively uncontaminated by 8086ish limits. os9 was a good
> > training ground for how I thought a *nix should work.
> Just, 77 now, 78 next year. Well, we have had very different routes but
> finished up in the same place. I have people asking me for help with
> their computers, then they look so surprised when I tell them that I
> can't help them because I haven't used Windows for years. Sadly, when I
> tell them that I use Linux a common response is "never heard of it".
> Any more oldies on the list?
I turn 61 on the 11th. I ain't where you two are, but I'm on the
tobaggon ride there on greased grooves. I started in '78 with one of the
first garage built Apple]['s with Integer Basic in ROM. I laid out a
grand just for two floppy drives and a controller. People came from
miles around to see one drive copy to the other, going "OOOO!! with
eyeballs bulging and serious envy on their faces. Got interviewed in
Esquire Magazine around early 1980's as being one of the prime
Apple][ software pirates out there. I know, space games are my downfall.
So, Stallman can stuff it, we MADE software free before he thought of
the notion. <evil cackles> Ric
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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