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Re: what's your Debian uptime?

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 08:18:15PM +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote:
> > On the humor side though I rememeber a story about a guy who moved his
> > apartment.  His machine was on a UPS.  He determined a way to borrow a
> > second UPS and daisy chain them for more uptime and then drove like a
> > madman halfway to his new place where he had previously scouted and
> > found a public power outlet.  He stopped and charged both UPSes up
> > again. 
> Well I wouldn't go that far but I have taken the insert of a matchbox
> cut a slot in it and stuck it over the power button so that when
> reaching round the back there is no way of holding it down by accident.

Over here in New Zealand, power switch up equals power off.
You're more likely to knock something on than off. And believe it or not
I don't recollect any accident reports where this has been a cause.

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people
who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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