Mister Eclectic (howeird) wrote,
Mister Eclectic

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Sometimes work is too much fun

It was a quiet day at work. I was looking forward to going up to Foothill College for a NASA lecture at 7. http://www.foothill.edu/ast/news.htm#Anchor5

But at about 5:30, a customer in the Middle East who had given us access to his computers over a secure Internet connection decided he would show up at work at 4 AM his time, and try to expedite the process. I had already set up most of the video servers on his 4 computers, linked them together and then rebooted them, but they didn't come back online. So I phoned him and had him hit the reset switches, which got them back on the network.

Long story short, it took me, two engineers and him until almost 8 pm to get things running. Missed the lecture.

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