time sink 42

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Thu Feb 16 22:21:42 UTC 2012

Once upon a time, Bryan Irvine <sparctacus at gmail.com> said:
> And watch for the removable faceplates.  We've been bitten before
> after a server move by rebooting a server that had the correct label
> but the wrong faceplate.  Now we label the faceplate as well as
> underneath of it too.  :-)

Not just faceplates; we got a couple of racks of used Dell servers and
were rolling through testing them when we discovered a couple where the
Dell tag on the lid didn't match the firmware.  The tag on the back did;
at some point, somebody had switched lids on the cases!
Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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