"Thunder storms in the Blue Ridge Mountains can come fast.
That's why my main Linux desktop system was still up when one, two,
three lightning bolts slammed near my home. Thus began my Great
Linux System Repair Adventure.
"Despite no fewer than three power surge protectors, including a
master power protector for the entire house, just enough of a surge
hit my Insignia 300a, an older Best Buy house-brand desktop PC with
a 2.8GHz Pentium IV, GB of RAM, and an Ultra ATA/100 60GB hard
drive, running SLED 10 (SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop)..."