Pablo' Computers Page
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"I sit looking at this damn computer screen all day long, day in and day out, week after week, and think: Man, if I could just find then 'on' switch." -- Zachary Good.
"They say if you play a Microsoft CD backwards, you hear satanic messages. Thats nothing, cause if you play it forwards, it installs Windows." -- Alluvium.
"Your mouse has moved. Windows NT must be restarted for the change to take effect. Reboot now ? [OK]"

Compaq server The image on the left is my first "serious" server, a Digital/Compaq machine, dual CPU P-II, that worked continuously for seven years, with only one shutdown to change a fan (and several other "forced" shutdowns due to electrical power supply issues that you have in India).

Here is a "screen shot" of the console of another server, connected to a UPS, which has been 286 days without shutdown: 286 days working

Linux rocks: a load of 86 and still working.... load of 86 and working

System administration requires patience and time. Most of your day is spent on boring, routine, repetitive tasks. But you also get time to try new things:

Check my Linux page for more information about Linux, some of it hopefully useful.

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