[nSLUG] UPS

Jason Kenney jason at ohm.ath.cx
Tue Dec 20 16:20:06 AST 2005


> I was working on a system one night many years ago when the power
> company decided to change out a transformer at 4am.  I was always a
> night owl, working second shift at the time, it was perfect for computer
> exploration and programming.  That night I heard lights sizzle, go on
> and off about 6 times in 15 secs.  By the second trip, I already had my
> finger on the power off button, trying to save my drives.  40MB's
> weren't as durable as today's drives. :)

Actually that was probably an autorecloser: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autorecloser



Jason
Every little bit helps.

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