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From: dufresne at (Ron DuFresne)
Subject: [inbox] Re: Windoze almost managed to 200x
 repeat 9/11

On Sun, 26 Sep 2004, Exibar wrote:

> Exactly.  Some idiot decided to program the entire system to shut down after
> 49 days.  What an idiot, why not just setup a maintenance program to perform
> a scheduled re-boot of the system instead of having an automated proecess
> shut down the system and then have to schedule a work around for this by
> scheduling a manual boot every 30 days (which someone forgot).

Which, likely in this case, would have to somehow be monitored, seems to
be a pretty critical application, one in which lives are dependant, and it
is entirely possible the system might not recover from a reboot.


Ron DuFresne
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eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the
business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation." -- Johnny Hart
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