Good News: Linux Gives Life to Old Hardware. Bad News: Maybe in Some Cases it Shouldn’t

“I was in one of my customer’s datacenters the other day, and
while I do most work remotely, I had to take this opportunity to
take some snapshots of their proxy server.

“This post is just a bit of fun. This is not supposed to be
their server, it was just a stopgap measure because of multiple
hardware failures. This is a large, well managed company, and this
irregular situation will be fixed soon. And anyway, it is working
just fine…”