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    SubjectRe: The stability storm in a tea cup
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    >>>>> "Dominik" == Dominik Kubla <dominik.kubla@uni-mainz.de> writes:

    Dominik> On Wed, Jun 30, 1999 at 08:56:41AM +0000, Steve Underwood
    Dominik> wrote:
    >> Why all this complexity. Leave a camera on the desk, and take a
    >> picture when the big moment comes (try a fast film, a fairly slow
    >> exposure and a steady hand - the picture should be pretty readable
    >> from experience). No serial cables, no time consuming
    >> configuration, no errors when writing things down quickly, no
    >> delays in booting.

    Dominik> Wouldn't it be nice if we could define a line printer as
    Dominik> secondary console? (Those of you still remembering the old
    Dominik> teletype terminals know what i mean.) Then one could simply
    Dominik> attach an old spare dot-matrix printer to a free parallel
    Dominik> port and have an instant hardcopy of any oopsen that might
    Dominik> occur...

    Linux/m68k will actually do this, it should be fairly simple to hack
    something like this for the 8255 style parallel port.

    Jes

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