Re: SFD-1001 (8[02]50) diagnostic codes ?

From: Andre Fachat (
Date: 1998-05-08 10:03:00

Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> Now you took away all the joy from people who might have tried the ways
> proposed in the C Infrequently Asked Questions file.  (BTW, the IAQ is
> really great reading, and some of the answers are so clever that it may
> take some time to understand why they won't work.  I think that the file
> was written, because people in comp.lang.c have gotten fed up with
> beginners requesting help for their homework problems.) 

Oops. Sorry. I was only actually wondering myself :-)
(And being a nice guy I thought I'd post that info :-))

> I wonder if any people have written similar "anti-FAQ" files for other
> areas?  Such as: How can I build a reset button to the C64?  Insert a coin
> in the joystick port to reset the machine.  (That actually works, because
> shorting +5V and ground resets the machine, but it may also take the fuse
> and/or the CIA.)

Use Fort Apocalypse.


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