[Slackdocs] On hold

Rodrigo Amorim Ferreira rodrigo at codecommunity.org
Wed Aug 29 16:50:21 CEST 2012

Hi Niki,

Welcome home :D

On Wed, 2012-08-29 at 16:21 +0200, Nicolas Kovacs wrote:
> Hi Eric,
> No, I didn't forget the list. I'm right in the middle of a big install, 
> things go more or less as planned, but this is all quite time-consuming. 
> I guess I'll post some pictures of the project once it's finished. A 
> 100% Slackware network for 50 - 60 users.
> Yesterday the winds of fate were blowing in my face. While I was at the 
> school for the install, my girlfriend told me there was a terrible storm 
> over our village, and the lightning struck the churchtower right next to 
> my office. At exactly at 8:50 AM, since that's the time the tower clock 
> froze. The resulting power surge burnt a modem, two switches, and a NIC 
> on my Proliant server (as Murphy would have it, the onboard NIC, not the 
> other one). I lost almost a whole day purchasing new hardware, rewiring 
> and reconfiguring everything.
> Tomorrow morning I'm off on a three day trip in the mountains with a 
> group of students. This is a school for "difficult" kids, so a trip in 
> the mountains is a nice thing to get acquainted at the start of the 
> year. We come back on Sunday, and then, once things are settled, I'll 
> get more involved again in the Documentation Project. Until now, I've 
> done some minor editing whenever I had some time on a break.
> Cheers from the rainy South of France,
> Niki
> PS: I'll Cc: this to the list so folks know that the other admin hasn't 
> completely gone AWOL :oD

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