• Subject: Tell me this wasn't funny
  • From: HankHeath@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 17 Oct 1997 19:22:31 -0400 (EDT)

I've had TCP/IP and network services configured on our AS/400 for sometime.
Been waiting for the time to install CA on the Win95 machine. Knew it would
be fun (to say the least). One of my partners just went through the config at
a client site, so he decided that he'd do it with me - it was a snap for him
(after three hours on support line). 

After we finally freed up an IRQ (stole it from COM1, no less), he tried and
tried and tried and tried, but couldn't get CA to start. Frustrated, he went
out for sandwiches. As he left, I started up telnet on the Win95 machine,
painted the background green, and the font yellow.  When he came back with
the sandwiches, he looked at the screen, thought I had resolved the CA
issues, and started complaining about how terrible IBM had done with the "new

Hank Heath
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