Request for submissions: messy cabling and other broken things

Christopher McCrory chrismcc at
Tue Dec 16 19:32:44 UTC 2003


On Mon, 2003-12-15 at 15:12, Eric Kuhnke wrote:
> Sometimes illustrating the way a job should *not* be done is a  powerful 
> educational tool.  I have collected a gallery of messy and ridiculous 
> cabling jobs:

Maybe someone here has pictures of the meetme room at one wilshire from
the last several years.  By far the messiest cabling I have ever seen in
any datacenter.  (but it's getting better :)

> my favorite (not horrible, but funny):
> Anonymous submissions can be sent to fnord at , equipment 
> labels and faces will be blurred if requested.
Christopher McCrory
 "The guy that keeps the servers running"
chrismcc at
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no 'mute rays.' And even if there were, waxed paper is
no defense.  I tried it.  Only tinfoil works.

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