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Re: Power loss in downtown manhattan

  • From: Chrisy Luke
  • Date: Sat Jul 20 19:59:20 2002

Power seems to have been restored as of about 5 minutes ago.

Chris.

Sean Donelan wrote (on Jul 20):
> 
> On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, Chrisy Luke wrote:
> > Martin Hannigan wrote (on Jul 20):
> > > Correct me if I'm wrong, but... not if you have a generator.
> >
> > Much/most of 60 Hudson doesn't have this luxury, however.
> >
> > But everyone knows this and builds their network around the fact,
> > right?
> 
> The ConEd East River power outage had a short term impact on the
> world-wide Internet.  It created a nice route flap, but things returned
> to "normal" (as normal as the Internet gets) quickly.  Things will get
> more interesting when batteries starting running out in 8-12 hours.
> 
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