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Re: [SLE] How to start a computer remotely - generic Q
  • From: Stan Glasoe <srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 09:53:23 -0500
  • Message-id: <200607180953.24443.srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 18 July 2006 08:20, Dave Howorth wrote:
> Stan Glasoe wrote:
> > Get a Linksys WRT54G/GS/GL or similar router/firewall
>
> Be aware that when (not if) it fails, Linksys won't send you a new one
> until you return the old one. Check out the forums. So if you're
> actually using it, you need to buy another while you wait. Or you could
> start with a different vendor ...
>
> Just my 2p (or actually £70 for the extra router I had to buy)
> Dave

True for any "single point of failure that will not allow me to compute"
hardware you own. Sage advice on checking the return policy of any vendor
also. Remember to plan for this type of disaster so you can still be up and
running in some manner even if it is not.

Stan

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