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Re: disks: Symbolics' can't handle power outage?
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- Subject: Re: disks: Symbolics' can't handle power outage?
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Marty Hall)
- Date: Fri, 28 Jun 1991 15:39:12 -0400
- In-reply-to: Richard Billington's message of Jun 28, 11:26
> From: barmar@Think.COM (Barry Margolin)
> From: email@example.com
> We seem to have a lot of trouble with disks on Symbolics' when the power
> goes out. The last 3 times power went, a disk (or two) was corrupted each
> time. We have Suns, SGIs, HPs plugged into the same lines, and NONE of
> their disks were messed up, even though we have 10x more of them than Symb.
> We haven't had too much trouble with power outages; in fact, our Lisp
> Machines frequently survived momentary drops that took down Vaxes.
> I've run moderate size Symbolics installations at two places (a dozen at one,
> 18 here) and my experiences are like barmar's.
Well, my facility only has four LispM's, but I too, have survived thunder
storms and outages that have killed nearby Vaxen. Our Suns haven't had any
trouble either. We have no special equipment other than Isobar surge
- Marty Hall
(setf (need-p 'disclaimer) NIL)