[rescue] Optimal OS for a SS4?

Kurt Mosiejczuk 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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