[time-nuts] 5370 processor boards available

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Feb 27 14:21:33 EST 2014

In message <CA+9GZUjtzoN9+uxg1r1BrxX8zYV4wnjq22QpsBitYako20wHjg at mail.gmail.com>
, "cheater00 ." writes:

>Oh, of course it's not about keeping the computer on at all times,
>it's about having a contingency for the 0.1% case when your computer
>does not shut down in the assumed time.

You're missing the point:  If all the "permanent" filesystems are
mounted read-only, and only ram-disks are mounted read-write, you
don't even need to shut down, you can just yank the power.

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