[nSLUG] UPS

Rich budman85 at eastlink.ca
Tue Dec 20 17:44:29 AST 2005


On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 16:20 -0400, Jason Kenney wrote:
> > 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
> 
> 
Cool. Sounds like it. :)


Rich




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