Water Water Everywhere, My Kingdom for a Horse

After having been up continuously for a year, the machine hosting this blog crashed last week. I'm not sure why it crashed, but it simply needed a reboot and it was fine.

However, the simple reboot wasn't so simple. It turns out that the BIOS option to “turn machine on when power restored after a power failure” didn't work, and so the machine sat powered off for a week until someone could actually visit the colo to power it back on. Of course, I didn't know that that's all that was needed, so for the last week I fretted about how to fix whatever was broken. Sigh.

I'm happy that all it needed was a button press, but I wish it would have been easier. Thanks Jeremy, for visiting the colo and dealing with it.

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Just as an FYI, if there is something that you’d like to be done this side of the planet, feel free to let me know.

— comment by mmk on October 6th, 2005 at 10:01am JST (16 years, 2 months ago) comment permalink
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