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Slightly off-topic (I'm an expert on associating to old experiences):

In the minicomputer days, when computers where two meter tall 19" racks, I worked for a company making such machines. One customer experienced a crash every single day. The maintenance people ran all the tests available, without detecting any fault. After a lot of frustration, we placed two guys with loggers of all kinds directly connected to the computer, planning to "babysit" it 24/7 until it crashed again.

It must be explained that this computer managed a lot of automated equipment in a huge factory hall with about two hundred workers, placed up to the wall of this huge hall. The computer seemed to run without problems. Then around noon the "babysitters" jumped to the ceiling, clutching their hands to their ears to soften the sound from that really huge alarm bell telling the two hundred workers to go for lunch. Everybody immediately ran away ...and the computer had died. When the workers returned after lunch and the computer was dead, noone associated it with the lunch break, per se.

The cause of the problem was the huge hammer of that huge alarm, pulled by a huge solenoid, which crated such an intense field of electrical noise less than a meter away from that CPU, strong enough to kick it to death. The service men moved the computer a few meters to the side, to get away from that noise field, and the next day (and thereafter) the machine had no longer daily crashes.
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