Shipping bulk hardware via freight

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Thu Nov 6 18:07:50 UTC 2014


On Wed, 05 Nov 2014 23:11:23 -0500, William Herrin said:

> Ah yes, I recall watching them decommission the old Control Data Cyber 990
> back at Georgia Tech. The mover slipped trying to get it on the liftgate
> and the whole cabinet dropped about a foot to the ground with a nice solid
> thud.

I know of a case where somebody managed to drop an IBM Shark storage
array off a forklift.

Amazingly enough, it still kinda sorta worked after that....
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