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Re: what's your Debian uptime?

On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 09:45:21AM +0200, Helmut Wollmersdorfer wrote:
> In 1992 I worked late after usual office hours on my laptop (an IBM
> 386) connected to the power supply and battery removed (to save
> lifetime of the battery).
> Then the cleaning woman stepped in and asked: "May I vacuum clean
> the room?" I gave OK.
> Then the screen of my laptop suddenly darkened. She pulled out the
> cable of the next power outlet to plug in the vacuum cleaner. But
> she unplugged the cable of my laptop.

Wasn't there a story where every night at exactly the same time, a
computer system would go down for about 15mins. 

It was the same issue that you struck!

"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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