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Comment: Re:Current computer (Score 1) 686 686

I had a server went down after a power outage - I was no longer responsable for the machine, but the new sysadmin was not available, so I went in. It was in a shop that mostly had Mac computers, so I grabbed a USB keyboard from one of them and tried to restart the computer. The server wouldn't get past the BIOS, which was absolutely horrifying - we had websites and email down for weeks, we tried to upgrade the BIOS and killed the board, we ordered a new motherboard and the problem still happened.

Then we unplugged the keyboard. Everything booted perfectly. Somehow I was the first person in three years to try and attach a USB keyboard, and the BIOS froze unless there was no keyboard, or a PS/2 keyboard. Lost two weeks of my life from that.

I never cheated an honest man, only rascals. They wanted something for nothing. I gave them nothing for something. -- Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil

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