Classic Computer Rescue Squad

From: Huw Davies <>
Date: Sun Nov 16 18:53:31 1997

At 09:32 PM 11/14/97 -0500, Allison J Parent wrote:

>I was in a computer room at dec when a power failure hit. Imagine 30
>RA81s and 82s plus two 8650s going silent.

In my computer room the silence is punctuated by the very loud sound of our
fire dampers dropping and the Operations Manager (ie me) saying something
to the effect of "golly gosh" :-). We've recently gone up market and have
60 odd minutes of UPS, so the only problem is my workstations crashing....

>The lastime I heard that
>deafining silence the engine on my plane stopped in the air! It's not the
>loud but the sudden lack of it.

I'm almost too afraid to ask about the plane problem, but fill us in!

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Received on Sun Nov 16 1997 - 18:53:31 GMT

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