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Re: [SLE] Dead Linux machines
  • From: Mark Gray <markgray-temp-1117739497@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 04 Jul 2005 10:30:01 -0400
  • Message-id: <6sd5pyfxue.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Kevanf1 <kevanf1@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On 04/07/05, James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Devices don't have to be on, for EMP to cause damage. It generates
>> harmful voltages in the circuitry, that damages solid state devices.
>>

> Hmmm, I live and learn :-)
>
> Thanks for comments. Now, how do I go about shielding my PC's.... ;-)))

Put them in a Faraday cage -- see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faraday_cage

(But I tend to agree with the gent who suggested that if an EMP
producing device is set off near you, the death of your computers is
the least of your worries.)


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