Perceived Y2K problems

Dan Hollis goemon at
Wed Dec 1 02:40:23 UTC 1999

On Tue, 30 Nov 1999, Eric Germann wrote:
> Since most switches aren't designed for 100% off hook load, anyone seen
> any studies as to whether the switches will crash from that?

I seem to recall data from california, where a good number of handsets get
knocked off-hook during earthquakes. AFAIK no switch ever crashed as a
result of the load.


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