[rescue] largest system I've owned

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Fri May 28 00:59:33 CDT 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 12:43:09PM +0930, brian_665 at internode.on.net wrote:
>  All this talk about big iron and the problems people are having
> powering it makes me wonder - has anybody had any problems with the
> floor buckling under such large weights? Most domestic floors wouldn't
> be stressed for them.

Friend of mine (was it Pete Wargo?) told me of a Sun system installation,
think it was an E10K, where the datacenter floor tiles were wood instead of
steel-backed.  The system fell *through* the floor, at least a 12" drop.


Bill Bradford 
Houston, Texas

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