> in light of the mac inquiries today and talk of firewire and usb... > > i thought i would share this little anomaly. > > at work, i sit near a window on the ground level. i have 4 mac g4's > in my department. occasionally, the landscape guys come by with > their mowers, leafblowers, etc. > > every time, one of the guys comes down the path outside my window, > with his leafblower. This is a gas powered leafblower. and EVERY > time he comes by, the two g4's that are nearest the window have their > mice lock up. > > seriously. all you have to do is unplug the mouse and plug it back > into the keyboard and you're off and running again (which took me a > while to figure out and stop doing hard reboots). but it's the > wierdest thing i've ever seen from a mac. > > ahhhhh! watch out! here comes the leafblower! > > any tech heads out there willing to venture a guess? Perhaps a cheap experiment would be to buy the fellow a new spark plug, gapped correctly.