removing parts from PCBs

William Donzelli aw288 at
Wed Nov 16 09:33:01 CST 2005

> Likely not.  If there was it would be a really bad scene. I bet any 
> shutdown for more than minutes would have been viewed quite severely.

I only remember an IBM 3081 that had a very bad meltdown due to a hose
break or something, and the system could not shot down fast
enough. Generally, a loss in pressure would throw the machine into a check
state and do a really fast shutdown.

> Remins me of the mainframe mini joke I'd heard years ago. Minis have power
> switches, mainframes have BIG RED BUTTONS (emergency power off).

BIG RED PULLS, actually...

William Donzelli
aw288 at

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