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RE: Y2K Funny

  • From: Larry Snyder
  • Date: Sat Jan 01 19:41:59 2000 which we can add a couple more:

Check out for user-induced
hardware footshots, and consider what will happen when your local
T1-connected customer powers off everything for a few days.  The
telco will probably turn down the T1 rather than put up with the
constant alarms.  So Monday, it'll take an extra phone call to get them
back up.



Happy New Year, all!
"Roeland M.J. Meyer" <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Yeah, I thought that was funny.  I also got a laugh out of
> >
> Oh, that IS good! ROTFLMAO!
> BTW, we have many customers that self-disconnected and won't be back up
> until Monday. Unfortunately, many of these systems can not pass cold-boot
> restart tests. That is NOT a Y2K issue, they need new SysAdmins. We expect
> MANY service calls from those folks, needing help to reboot their systems
> and trying to figure out which daemons and services have to be brought back
> online manually.
> The good news is that we can bill them for fixing their systems and
> afterwards they WILL be able to pass the cold-start test... that is until
> they start tinkering with their systems again <sigh>.