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A Power Outage, a FreeBSD Newbie, and a UPS


Your box is only as solid as your supply of electricity.
When I came into work last Thursday morning, I noticed that my PC (Compaq Deskpro 2000), running FreeBSD 3.4 was at the login prompt and my WIN NT machine was at the boot up password. I realized then that the inevitable had happened....Power Outage! Thinking that power outages/cold reboots meant death to most UNIX systems, I hurried to prevent this from happening again and hooked up an APC Smart-UPS 1000 that we had sitting in one of our storage closets.
 read more | mail this link | score:4260 | -Morris, August 14, 2000 (Updated: August 15, 2003)
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