BBN (GTE) Suffers another major power problem.

Nathan Stratton nathan at
Fri Aug 8 14:19:06 UTC 1997

On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, Brian Tackett wrote:

> Our solution to this was pretty simple: A gasoline generator and some
> heavy-duty cable :) No idea how that would scale (probably poorly), but at
> least it enabled us to get core services back online.

Try that with 480 volts 3 phase where you need 4 500 MCM cables for each
phase. The nice thing is you can walk in the generator in winter to stay

Nathan Stratton                             President, CTO, NetRail,Inc.
Phone   (888)NetRail                           NetRail, Inc.
Fax     (404)522-1939                          230 Peachtree Suite 500
WWW                Atlanta, GA 30303
"No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his
great strength.                                        - Psalm 33:16

More information about the NANOG mailing list