[PLUG] SCSI Tape being offlined

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Mon Jan 9 16:27:10 PST 2006


Roderick A. Anderson <raanders at acm.org> wrote:

> My favorite error was a loose ( as in it fell off when I held the
> drive vertically ) SCSI id jumper on a CD-RW.  One time the driver
> thought was device 5 the next 0.  I still have the jumper taped to my
> monitor at home to remind me!  Softer than a clue-stick for sure.

While working at Tektronix, I once spent the better part of an afternoon
tracking down a problem with a prototype.  I finally discovered a jumper
that was missing the metal contact!  I think this is what they call
a 'learning experience'.

galen



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