...well, at least everything that's required to send me a mail about the power being down is actually connected to the UPS, so there's that.
Which reminds me I still haven't created a power-down schedule for the various stuff on there, so if the battery is out, everything will just switch off mid-flight anyway.
For all the crap in my collection, there's a notable lack of working IDE CD-ROM drives: Just now noticed that what I thought was a spare actually has SATA connectors, and the one that has a "probably broken" note is actually broken.
I do have about four SCSI CD-ROMs though; I think only two of them are old UNIX workstation - compatible (supporting 512byte sectors), and one is marked as "doesn't read CD-RWs".
My current guess is that the FI initially tripped because something from that contraption made a ground connection. Haven't found anything else that's wrong with the system (besides the faulty DVD drive).
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