The transition through 2000 is likely something that has been tested. A bigger concern might be electrical stability and the way that might cause abnormal situations at a fragile moment in time.
Glenn Ericson, Phoenix Consulting LLC
East Elmhurst NY 11370-3164 USA
Phone 718 898 9805
> email@example.com wrote;
>It has been suggested here. The only issue this solves in my mind is the
>cross-over issue. Any other Y2k problem will be out there waiting. I don't
>remember any specific numbers but the actual crossover issue is only a small
>part of the Y2k failure probability.
>Don't forget about those sites that had the leap-year problem a while back. The
>only ones that had problems were those that IPL'd on that day. People with
>their system up and running were unaffected.......
>Colin Williams <Williamsc@technocrats.co.uk> on 09/28/99 10:15:20 AM
>Please respond to MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
>To: "'MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com'" <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
>cc: (bcc: Mike Crump/IS/Ball-Foster)
>Subject: Y2K Switchoff
>I have heard of a company that is switching off their 400 on the Friday
>before Y2K and then switching it on again on the Saturday. For some
>reason they believe this will stop any Y2K problems with the machine.
>This seems very strange to me, as I would think most Y2K problems would
>relate to applications, and not AS/400 hardware or OS stuff.
>Anyone heard of any other companies doing a similar thing.
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