Reply to post: Non Accidental Power Interruptions

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


Non Accidental Power Interruptions

I worked on a local government ICL 1900 site and the system kept crashing. Over time we noticed a coincidence between the crashes and the presence of a particular operator in the line printer room.

It transpired that this guy had a chip on his shoulder and found he could crash the system by switching the circuit breaker at the rear of the printer off and on.

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