This was sung at the 1999 LISA conference in Seattle, WA. It was quite entertaining for a room full of geeks, to say the least...


On the first day of Y2K, my server said to me:

It's January, 1970.


On the second day of Y2K, my server said to me:

/var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the third day of Y2K, my server said to me:

stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the fourth day of Y2K, my server said to me:

hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the fifth day of Y2K, my server said to me:

no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the sixth day of Y2K, my server said to me:

bad magic number, no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the seventh day of Y2K, my server said to me:

can't open socket, bad magic number, no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the eighth day of Y2K, my server said to me:

panic! double panic!, can't open socket, bad magic number, no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the ninth day of Y2K, my server said to me:

can't fork process, panic! double panic!, can't open socket, bad magic number, no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the A day of Y2K, my server said to me:

out of ttys, can't fork process, panic! double panic!, can't open socket, bad magic number, no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the B day of Y2K, my server said to me:

enter system password, out of ttys, can't fork process, panic! double panic!, can't open socket, bad magic number, no route to host... hme is down, stale file handle, /var is full, and it's January, 1970.


On the C day of Y2K, my server said to me:

ok


For the sake of those not familiar with Solaris, ok is the firmware prompt you get on a Sun when your system won't boot up, a very bad thing....

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