Fixed the problem we ran into in last week’s class, as detailed in the updated blog entry. As with most computer problems, it was just a matter of zeroing in on the symptoms, eliminating causes, researching, and then systematically changing settings until the problem was solved, reviewing, restesting. Took Bill and I around three hours this morning to nail it down.
The hard part is to not change six things and see if the problem goes away. Maybe it does, but you’re no closer to knowing what caused the problem. Change one thing, test, change another, test, take notes. When you’ve got it working, unchange everying back and figure out which changes mattered and which didn’t. Repeat on another system to confirm. Whew.