[rescue] Optimal OS for a SS4?
kurt at csh.rit.edu
Fri Oct 17 13:43:28 CDT 2003
On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > Be wary of using it as a server. The power supply in the SS4 is a
> > dumb one unlike the SS5. IF you lose power, you have to manually
> > turn it back on, where the SS5(20,etc.) "remembers" what state the
> > power supply was in, and come back on automatically.
> > I remember someone getting caught by this years ago on rescue.
> Yes this is true...I always forget that because I never run ANY
> computer hardware (or electronic test equipment for that matter)
> without an UPS. I live in Florida, where you "get up close and
> personal" with lightning.
I worked in a building here in Rochester where I was told: "Don't ever
plug anything directly into the wall that you care about."
Their power was VERY dirty.
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