Subject: Re: test
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: None <>
List: port-pmax
Date: 11/12/2002 11:15:56
On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, Lord Isildur wrote:

> yeah, those power supplies are amazing.. it never fails to impress me
> when there's a quick power flicker.. all the PeeCees are rebooting, and
> the DECstations are still running. i had a 5k240 up for 672 days, i shut
> her down in august for reasons of temporary insanity.. i was going out of
> the country for 2 weeks and wasnt as confident in the UPS, and decided to
> down the machine. It was running just fine and still would be! well, the
> downing of it also allowed me to upgrade it to a 5k260.. *sigh*
> just about the only thing more indestructible than a DECstation might be
> a microvax.. :-)

Naah.  There are always S/390's or Tandem Nonstops.  Pull a RAM board out
of the system while it's running.

Peace...  Sridhar