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

  • From: Brian Tackett
  • Date: Fri Aug 08 23:19:42 1997

On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, Matthew White wrote:

> Anybody that can survive 2 hours running huge amounts of equipment must
> have their own power grid. :)
> Our little UPSes didn't survive...

Our solution to this was pretty simple: A gasoline generator and some
heavy-duty cable :) No idea how that would scale (probably poorly), but at
least it enabled us to get core services back online.