Building the Perfect PC

Errata for Building the Perfect PC

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Other Digital Version
chapter8
Chapter 8: 'Hardware Design Criteria'

I found this in the ePub version: The star ratings for 'Hardware Design Criteria' of the 'Home Server' section are gibberish. Like this (copy/pasted from the text)): Price ւււ (and so on) whereas in Chapter 7 the same data relevant area looks like this Price ★★★✩✩ I guess this is Unicode, and the text is borked. Sorry if the 'importance' is too high.. but I can't read it... -Leo

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in ePub

Leo Marihart  Jan 20, 2011  Jun 06, 2011
Other Digital Version
chapter8
Section 'Finishing up'

Again, this is in the ePub, which I downloaded twice from ORA (in case of corruption. I think these are bullets, but again.. borked formatting (pasted from the text itself, rendered in Firefox via ePub plugin, confirmed in iBooks as well): /// After you finish dressing the cables, do a final check to make sure everything is correct: Ǯ Power supply input voltage set correctly (if applicable) Ǯ No loose tools or screws (shake the case gently) Ǯ CPU cooler properly mounted; CPU fan connected Ǯ Memory modules fully seated and latched Ǯ Front-panel switch and indicator cables connected properly Ǯ Front-panel I/O cables connected properly Ǯ Hard drive data cables connected to drives and motherboard Ǯ Hard drive power cables connected Ǯ Optical drive data cable connected to drive and motherboard Ǯ Optical drive power cable connected Ǯ All drives secured to drive bay or chassis, as applicable Ǯ Expansion card(s) (if any) fully seated and secured to chassis Ǯ Main ATX power cable and ATX12V power cable connected Ǯ Case fan(s) installed and connected Ǯ No unused cables flopping around Once you're certain that all is as it should be, it's time for the smoke test. (As we mentioned earlier, \\\

Note from the Author or Editor:
Fixed in ePub

Leo Marihart  Jan 20, 2011  Jun 06, 2011
Other Digital Version
Collophon
Everything after Chapter 8

It seems that everything after Chapter8 is missing. No Index, About the Authors or Colophon. Confirmed in the ePub, regressed with the PDF. Tested with: Firefox ePub plugin & iPad iBooks.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Unfortunately, since the files are in InDesign, indexes are not generated properly at this time. We're working on that currently, but we've added back in the colophon and author information. Thank you very much for your feedback!

Leo Marihart  Jan 20, 2011  Jun 21, 2011