Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/10/22

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Subject: [Leica] LUG gallery offline
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:39:10 -0700
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Brian, I forgot that you also host the LFF. It was a bad withdrawal period

Thanks. May be we can pipe the heat to warm up my leaky Eichler.

On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Brian Reid <reid at>wrote:

> The LUG Gallery is back online. I'm glad that it came back up so quickly.
> The Large Format Photography server (which I also host) was down for nearly
> 3 weeks while I struggled with repairs.
> Details for the tech-minded:
> The air conditioner for that room of the data center had failed. The LUG
> Gallery runs on a particularly high-powered computer that generates a lot
> of heat, and it didn't take it long to reach critical overtemp.
> Its dual 550W X8051A-Z power supplies respond to overtemp by disconnecting
> themselves from the power mains and staying disconnected until they are
> manually reset.
> So I manually reset them. I forgot that it's wise to wear hearing
> protectors when powering up that machine while standing next to it. Yow.
> That server (a maxed-out SunFire X4200) has been so reliable that I've not
> paid attention to it for years. It is such a beast. I'd better start making
> plans for replacing it. No computer lasts forever. And the LUG Gallery
> server is the only machine I have that cost more than an M Monochrom.
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