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> > It appears that I have to use the button to manually re-start it
> > every time it looses power. My SOHO is small enough I don't need
> > a UPS only good Hi-V protection. (When the power is out, It is
> > off and its time for other stuff.)
> No SOHO is too small for a UPS, particularly at today's prices.
> Letting a file server (especially one with as many quirky problems
> the NSLU2) go down is an unnecessary risk, unless your data is
> worthless to you.
> Hi-V power bars aren't worth the space they take up. They won't
> you the protection you expect when you really need it.
> > But I would like my File Server
> > to come back on by its self, with out me having to go down stairs
> > and press the button. Especially when I am traveling and remoting
> Like a PC, the NSLU2 doesn't power on automatically. If you want to
> reliably use it when you're away, buy a UPS.
I use an inexpensive PC SurgeArrest with battery backp. Takes up
little more room than some of the high end surge suppressors but
provides 325 VA of battery backup. More than enough to power my NSLU2
and two disks. Cost me 30 bucks, about the price of a high end power