In message <199504210319.XAA01212@ns1.win.net>, Mark Hittinger writes:
>There was an interesting little device on a stack of routers that I saw
>It was a telephone power switch. The routers were plugged into this
>black box that was plugged into the ac. There was a phone line plugged
>into this black box.
>You could dial the black box, punch in a code, and it would power cycle
>the router stack.
We are seriously thinking about this ourselves, but with a AC powered
cell phone rather than a conventional land-line phone. For one reason.
It may be a PoP, but running another phone line in there would be expensive,
and cell phones & access rates are dirt cheap now.