Reply to post: Could be worse...

Crash, bang, wallop: What a power-down. But what hit the kill switch?

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Could be worse...

A guy I occasionally chatted in ye olden days of FidoNet used to be a sysadmin at "an intelligence facility" where the mainframes had been fitted LITERAL kill switches - as in, thermite charges attached to various critical components. Don't know how those charges were supposed to be triggered but hopefully (from the point of view of people working there) not by an unprotected and unlabelled button on the wall.

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