dead; need help reconnecting
kline at thought.org
Mon Dec 5 07:06:06 UTC 2011
On Sun, Dec 04, 2011 at 09:56:57PM -0600, Ryan Coleman wrote:
> Also I suggest a proper UPS and the apcupsd daemon. I use it for all my UPS's in the field. All 10 of them.
I've had a UPS for 22 months. it has saved my server from
disaster five or 6 timed.... [[and you thought that the
power grid here in settle was beyond good?? Bah, humbug.]]
> Feel free to install it and connect to d3photography.com:3551
how exactly? no, gimmee a few decades to recover from thin
trauma ! mumble.
> On Dec 4, 2011, at 7:22 PM, Gary Kline wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 08:00:25PM -0600, Ryan Coleman wrote:
> >> Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 20:00:25 -0600
> >> From: Ryan Coleman <editor at d3photography.com>
> >> Subject: Re: dead; need help reconnecting
> >> To: FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> >> X-Mailer: Apple Mail (2.1251.1)
> >> You need to define Dead, Gary.
> >> Your posts lack... proper detail most of the time.
> >> On Dec 2, 2011, at 6:26 PM, Gary Kline wrote:
> >>> weds morning at 4 was my last log so it was around then that my telco modem broke. a few hours ago a tech reset the
> >>> router with all 5 ips. my bsd server is dead/water. only my wifes pc and daughters nmacbook work. i have spent hours under desk trying one thing/time.
> >>> does anyone have any suuggestions what to try next? i have only bsd server; ubuntu desktop. standalone firewall. one hub/switgh.
> >>> gary
> >>> _______________________________________________
> > ryan,
> > by "dead" i meant that i had 0.0 connection to the net.
> > long-story-short, it was indeed the telephone company's
> > modem that blew out. they were able to get one circuit
> > working, and they were content with that. but i was still
> > dead. this morning a telco technician [and friend] dropped
> > by with his tools and after several calls to the office for
> > my IP's and other info got me back online.
> > I have no idea how their router/modem works; i have no idea
> > how they were able to get my wife's PC back, much less my
> > entire domain.
> > (this is further OT, but FWIW, one guy suggested that a
> > power surge may have broken the modem/router. 30-35 years
> > ago a =real= modem ran at 1200 baud and was lightening fast.
> > obviously, i haven't kept up... .)
> > --
> > Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
Journey Toward the Dawn, E-Book: http://www.thought.org
The 8.57a release of Jottings: http://jottings.thought.org
Twenty-five years of service to the Unix community.
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