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Re: Time Domain Reflectometer (was Re: internet outages)




On Monday 24 December 2018 15:22:07 Ric Moore wrote:

> On 12/24/18 1:27 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Monday 24 December 2018 12:29:53 rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >> On Monday, December 24, 2018 08:39:18 AM Gene Heskett wrote:
> >>> On Monday 24 December 2018 08:18:27 Carl Fink wrote:
> >>>> On 12/24/18 7:37 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >>>>> I have a firmware update file kit for it, but it requires a dos
> >>>>> box with a usb port. When was the last time you saw one of them?
> >>>>> Short answer is never.
> >>>>
> >>>> Doesn't freeDOS support USB? I know they recommend booting off a
> >>>> USB drive.
> >>>>
> >>>> There's a commercial DOS driver, DOSUSB, but it's very expensive.
> >>>
> >>> I'll have to check that FreeDOS out. Unforch this old Asus board
> >>> won't boot from usb.
> >>
> >> There is (are?) dos emulator(s?) for Linux -- do any of those
> >> support a usb port?
> >
> > No clue, thats another round tuit I've misslaid someplace. And ATM.
> > I have 2 milling machines broken and am having to buy a third to fix
> > the 1st one. But the ball screw I need to fix the 2nd one seems to
> > be made from pure unobtainium, an 8mm by 500mm. The best I can do is
> > only 130mm long. :(
>
> Just so you know, they are republishing Carl and Jerry from Popular
> Electronics. I just received the first year collection, sold over at
> lulu.com     :) Ric

That was tongue in cheek at its finest.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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