Reply to post: Re: A typically British response..

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


Re: A typically British response..

I remember that halon system going off in the taperoom for the Cambridge university mainframe during the late 80s. Minor fire went out, but the level of dust raised meant all the tapes had to go through a special wash/cleaning machine (actual liquid bath with sponge pads). Extremely disruptive.

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