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Re: BBN (GTE) Suffers another major power problem.

  • From: Jonah Yokubaitis
  • Date: Fri Aug 08 23:18:04 1997

On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, Matthew F. Ringel wrote:

|Um, actually, it was out longer than that.  The power was out from 1730
|until roughly 2245, which was when the last of the Cambridge area outside of
|MIT got power back. MIT got power back at around ~2345

So BBN couldn't last 5:15minutes?? What were you using for power
backup? Some lousy AC UPS systems with 55minute runtime?