Interesting Computer Failures from the Annals of History

If you're young enough to not know what "Halt and Catch Fire", "Killer poke", and "lp0 on fire" are, here's a fun peek at some of the more interesting computer failures, failure modes, and failure messages from the annals of computer history:

Thanks go to Chris Dudte for first introducing me to "Halt and Catch Fire" ;)


verte said…
The Jargon File is well worth a read - I read most of it before I actually started programming.
Shannon Behrens said…
Good tip!