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Re: Saturnalia mysteries... (*)
This actually sounds most like a Chanukah miracle. Electricity being sort of metaphorically equivalent to oil and all... :)
> On Dec 26, 2019, at 05:47, Chavdar Ivanov <ci4ic4%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> This morning around 06:10 we must have had a power cut - I was fast
> asleep. This rarely happens over here; the security systems sirens
> started wailing, as usual.
> I have no battery backup anywhere in the house. When I woke up; I
> checked on my physical and virtual machine zoo; everything appeared as
> normal (with the exception of one -current laptop with a weak battery,
> which apparently had shut itself down - it didn't need an fsck upon
> restart). So far so good, all machines showed approximately the same
> boot time.
> With one exception. My super duper DNS server (local unbound)
> Raspberry PI - original model B - server running
> $ uname -a
> NetBSD eee 8.99.2 NetBSD 8.99.2 (RPI) #0: Sun Sep 17 00:08:51 UTC 2017
> $ uptime
> 10:08AM up 318 days, 7 mins, 4 users, load averages: 0.00, 0.02, 0.00
> and I was able to ssh to it and restore my tmux session as if nothing
> has happened. To the same power multiblock I have connected - another
> Raspbery PI - Zero, running 9.99.17 - which was restarted at the time;
> the Virgin Media router also shows the same boot time.
> As I mentioned above, no battery backup; other than some super
> capacitor in the power supply, I have no explanation and I haven't
> heard of such cheap power supplies; I think it still uses the
> original power supply I bought with all those years ago.
> Here you are.
> (*) or Christmas/Boxing day miracle, whatever you prefer.
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