Really spooky

Sam Couter sam at
Fri Sep 7 13:24:36 EST 2001

Howard Lowndes <lannet at> wrote:
> Yes, my thoughts also that it is a mechanical problem in the switch box,
> but that doesn't explain why a Ctrl-Alt-Del in the C position goes to box
> C if it has not frozen, but goes to box D if box C has frozen.

Read again:

> On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, Sam Couter wrote:
> > El cheapo switch box, which doesn't switch right when the keyboard
> > controller on box C is frozen, or when box C doesn't output a video signal?

The switch box might be expecting some kind of interaction with box C that
it just doesn't get when box C is frozen. This lack of interaction may be
causing the switch box to shit itself and become confused.

Is the switch box mechanical or electronic?
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