From ATP episode 393, this entire chapter is wonderfully entertaining. I love tech support stories, and the “process of elimination” we all follow when trying to figure out what is causing a ghost-in-the-machine type problem.
- Disconnect one thing
- Disconnect another
- Disconnect everything and hope that solves it
- …Nuke and Pave
John Siracusa has not yet gotten to the “nuke and pave” option just yet, but it sounds like he’s getting close.