Leaving a Computer Running ?

Mark Rowlands mark.rowlands at mypost.se
Sun Feb 6 03:27:19 PST 2005

> My FreeBSD server runs continuously because it has to: it holds my Web
> site, my e-mail server, my DNS server, my NTP server, etc.  The other
> machines run continuously because it's more convenient and because I
> worry about machines not coming back up again if I power-cycle them.
my machines run continuously 'cause I'm just to lazy too go and switch em off.

I am however noticing an increasing tendency for modern hi-speed ata drives
to fail at around warranty date + x for increasingly small values of x which 
cause me to rethink my laziness

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