Re: Cntl-Alt-Flaps

Date:         07 Dec 98 23:19:22 
From:         "john r." <john@guava.demon.co.uk>
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In article <airliners.1998.1803@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Louis Krupp
<lkrupp@rmi.net> writes
>David Lesher wrote:
>> After we were seated, the captain announced he needed to "turn off
>> the lights for a minute..." and then proceeded to reboot the entire
>> aircraft. Not even emergency exit lighting stayed on; the only
>> illumination was via the open door and the jetway.

>> I think I'll stick to Boeing in the future...

I have had to do this as a last resort on both the 747-400 and the 777
when they were first introduced.
It a last resort as you can cause as many problems as you cure!
Also a 777 takes near 5 min. to boot up!..
--
john r.