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Re: Reboot in postinst

On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 13:34:51 -0500, Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
>Roberto Sanchez wrote:
>> If the system is that important to the admin, he will pay attention to such
>> things.  Imagine that you are upgrading ssh for some security update over the
>> weekend.  If your system is in some colo or other remote location where you
>> are unable to access it until Monday morning, then you have a problem if ssh
>> dies on you.
>If your system is in a colo, it would be wise to have a backup login
>method besides ssh.

At least in Germany, cheap colocated servers for about $40 a month
(including hardware rent, colo space, power and net) are
state-of-the-art at the moment. Having a serial console is pretty
exotic with these servers. Usually the most you get is a remote power
cycle facility and some rescue system which can be bootet over the


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