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To answer my own question I ended up buying a converter from 25 pin serial to 9 pin converter like this : With that I could connect my mouse to the serial port. After I enabled the serial port in BIOS the mouse works perfectly using the standard


the hissing sound itself is probably best solved the same way it is in old tv's... just put glue on the transformers. :P but that's just a side effect of some actual defect here i guess.


first check the the voltages and ripple also during the format. then also test it during other longer write operations that involve a lot of head movements (and as such draw more power than any other activity). also check the clock generation and /reset lines, and make sure any and all sensors on the drive mechanics are clear of dust. the diskdrive psu's are ...

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