This is a multipart message in MIME format. -- [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ] Are you putting those safety covers over the power buttons on these rack mounted units? Rob Berendt -- "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin "Chuck Lewis" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent by: email@example.com 11/27/2002 03:17 PM Please respond to midrange-l To: "Midrange-L" <firstname.lastname@example.org> cc: Fax to: Subject: OT - One for the (DUH) List... Wow, I'm in the Computer Room and a user that attaches via TCP/IP comes in and says "What's wrong ?" and I said "What do you mean" and checked a terminal that was fine and the panel on the AS/400 which was fine... The phones start ringing off the hook. I sign on and see: Line ETHERNET01 failed. Automatic recovery started. and * Ethernet line ETHERNET01 failed on resource LIN09 and I thinking WHAT the heck happened. And ALL 9 remote sites and every non-terminal user in this building have failed... I go over to the equipment rack and see that the TSU/DSU/CSU and routers have no power ! I start looking around (and I inherited this mess mind you) and an AC Adapter "brick" had fallen off of the rack and landed on a power strip, down on the floor and hit its' off button ! Turned the power strip back on. Ending TCP and restarting it got everyone rolling again. What fun - not. And of course I have had a "personal project" for over 3 months to get rack mounted power units to REPLACE these stinking power strips that my predecessor was so fond of (there are about 5 of them all attached to one of 2 UPS's). And of course everything else kept getting in the way. Well guess what I am ordering NOW ? ! Everyone (that celebrates it) have a Happy Thanksgiving ! Chuck _______________________________________________ This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/cgi-bin/listinfo/midrange-l or email: MIDRANGE-Lemail@example.com Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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