alsa and the Complete Idiot

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Aug 1 21:32:05 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-08-02 at 08:57 +1200, chris wrote: 
> On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 14:24 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-08-01 at 00:07 -0700, Jordon Bedwell wrote: 
> > > On Sun, July 31, 2011 5:02 pm, Ric Moore wrote:
> > > > Heh, it took about a day, but it finally re-created itself. But, you're
> > > > right.. I should have moved the directory. So far, the machine seems to
> > > > have settled down. Good ole 10.04. My faithful mistress... and the only
> > > > one I can afford. :) Ric
> > > 
> > > Oh no, it didn't settle down, your computer is like a volcano :P
> > 
> > No foolin' or like a bad mistress or a bad cop, that won't stay
> > bought. But, I got what I paid for, so being hit with misfortune once in
> > a great while is no cause for alarm. I took the vacuum cleaner to the
> > innards, removed the cruft and she's running much cooler now. Cigars and
> > computers really don't mix. Cigars and tequila don't mix either, but
> > there ya go. :) Ric
> > 
> Did you do the fans and heat sinks?

Oh yessir! She's CLEAN! Next week our organization is buying me an ASUS
motherboard with an AMD 6 core processor and 16 GIGS of ram. Oh yeah...
I'll be in the chips for a least a couple of months, before it's old
news and turns crufty. I'll be adding another identical nVidia graphics
board, so I'll be able to report back on running 4 monitors at once. 

But, it'll be much cheaper than that Mac-Mini another poster noted.
Screw a Mac. I shelled out 2 large for my first Apple ][ with two floppy
drives, in 1978 dollars, and got kicked under the bus after a year or
so, for my troubles. So, I couldn't give a whit less for another Apple
nor the horse they rode in on. Take THAT Jobs! I'm still here and happy
as a little wet clam without you! :) 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.
Linux user# 44256 

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