[nSLUG] Power Loss and UPSs

Ian Campbell ian at slu.ms
Sun Nov 4 21:28:24 AST 2007


On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 09:24:16PM -0400, D G Teed wrote:
> We were the site with about 2 hours of backup power time.
> It turns out we didn't lose power except for some flicker,
> which was likely lightening strikes.  I also heard that
> our 2 hours was useless anyway because the air conditioning
> loss would cause our servers to cook after about 30 minutes or more.
> At my work, we really need to talk about a
> shutdown client implementation.

... or talk about expanding the power backup to include power for AC.

Wow that's awesome though, that someone planned out the power
requirements for machines and forgot cooling.
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