Our server room ACTUALLY Caught Fire Explained

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  1. Paytrooper 08
    Paytrooper 08
    11 klukkustundum síðan

    Linus speed 30000 on a Service room Other people expensive cars

  2. Aleksandar Lazički
    Aleksandar Lazički
    11 klukkustundum síðan

    But those Sandals with Socks maaaan wtf??? :/

  3. phurniz
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    At 4'30", Linus says "should have", but the captioning reads "should of". I was amazed how good the computer generated captioning was up until that point, but that mistake alone lowered the average quality to from "excellent" to "poor".

  4. Spy Pizzas
    Spy Pizzas
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Linus:Just flexing my money on you.<a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="384">6:24</a>

  5. Mark H
    Mark H
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Try hosting at a data center, or just move to the cloud.

  6. Hovant
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Want to be a contractor? It's easy! Just blame today's problems on yesterday's contractor!

  7. Constantine Laskarides
    Constantine Laskarides
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Linus nowadays, looks like the garden gnome.

  8. TCvids
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    you look like a homeless man with your beard lol

  9. Verlisify
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Brian burns Linus like they have been friends for life

  10. Oblivion Lord
    Oblivion Lord
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    that brian part felt like a part from South Park

  11. 2D1C
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    he looks good with a beard

  12. Blake
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    "Yes I have 2x4s!" Uses 4x4s...

  13. Joe Clifford
    Joe Clifford
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    Those bus bars are waaaay too close to be uninsulated. I’d call that a design flaw that cause your fault. But I guess Eaton won’t ever admit that.

  14. BraydenGGamez
    12 klukkustundum síðan

    So he has the front door locked with an extra door but 2 doors at the back that use magnets...

  15. Alex Lim
    Alex Lim
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    can you shave...

  16. James Martens
    James Martens
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Linus: "This is 9PXM, our new UPS. It..." Linux: "I DIDN'T TOUCH IT"

  17. Jerry Alsop
    Jerry Alsop
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    As a commercial electrician..... this video is hard to watch lol XD

  18. DBADaddy
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    I had a motherboard catch fire while my son was playing a game. It looked like an LED so I dismissed it. A few months later I decided to upgrade it. You could see the clear burn spot and the trail of smoke. Remember, this board was ON FIRE and it didn't even slow down. It ran continuously from weeks before the fire to at least three months later. Then I poked the ashes and broke the circuit because it wouldn't reboot. Wish I'd taken a picture.

  19. Namban S
    Namban S
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    30 K CAD for UPS !!!! better migrate to cloud and spend half of that as monthly expense

  20. Matthew James
    Matthew James
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Well Linus, now with the access door that locked door doesn’t do anything

  21. Muhammed Salih YILMAZ
    Muhammed Salih YILMAZ
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    Lol at first I thought Eaton was a staff of Linus Media Group

  22. crim dev
    crim dev
    13 klukkustundum síðan

    any one else get a shit ton of ads for wiki buy and that solar charger bcz i have gotten like 50 just alone in this video

  23. Justin Lester
    Justin Lester
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    Purely curious, what do you use all of this for?

    14 klukkustundum síðan

    People will watch anything during the china virus hoax.

  25. Raymond Cai
    Raymond Cai
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    Linus's voice has finally changed

  26. Sebastian Storholm
    Sebastian Storholm
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    Those are definitely list prices, that’s a 10k € UPS as best. Also, that “network” card usually runs the remote monitoring server as well, hence the price tag.

  27. Matty Mercer
    Matty Mercer
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    You should install an EXTERNAL BYPASS SWITCH, that way when the UPS is being serviced or goes bang you don't have to power the load from an alternative supply.

  28. がもろう
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    Are you sure it wasn't your part-demon child?

  29. GNATLeader
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    at least i know not to attack the secure door at the front and il jsut pop off the magnetic non locking panels at the rear if i ever wanted all of your data :P

  30. TheFlerffyBurr
    14 klukkustundum síðan

    I don't like hearing the word "grand" being said so much

  31. Bervin Ranjith
    Bervin Ranjith
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    Why u look like a lost superman in future....

  32. Axthny
    15 klukkustundum síðan

    6000 usd warranty what the fuck that’s my entire life

  33. Tyla Gratton
    Tyla Gratton
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Eaton sounds like shit lol

  34. Daniel Gwozdz
    Daniel Gwozdz
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    "Do you want to give us a SHORT.... explanation" Electric humor. Love it.

  35. pacificStandard
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    this is why you dont get amd

  36. DavyDave1313
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    *Leonidus Tech Tips

  37. Comeonregister
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    In data centres, the batteries are stored in well-ventilated, separate rooms, to avoid excess heat buildup. UPS themselves like to be in cool air, not in hot environments.

  38. cody bristow
    cody bristow
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    I’ve been electrician for about nine years now and I could tell you that they blamed the fire on the insulation because of the limited breathing room And the installer because that was the easiest escape though they took one look at it and knew they could get away with that I promise you no electrician would ever think to themselves I’m going to tear this apart just to make sure they tightened all the factory connections together But I do suggest buying a small Torque wrench and Tighten everything down to spec torque at least once a year because the real problem was there was no annual inspection but there is an annual inspection even if the manufacturer forgot the nuts it would’ve been caught the first inspection

  39. Deady DeadSh0t
    Deady DeadSh0t
    16 klukkustundum síðan

    Brian the electrician just standing there nodding to whatever Linus is babbling about not knowing what he said is gold.

  40. Lemon
    17 klukkustundum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="627">10:27</a> Man, Linus you looks like Jesus.

  41. S
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Really strange design if you have to take it apart and attach the busbars.

  42. Nathriel
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    This was such a great episode. Loving the beard Linus!

  43. Trevaughn Omari
    Trevaughn Omari
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    Is it just me or is Linus looking kinda ripped?

  44. Junhai Yang
    Junhai Yang
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    The only Eaton I know is a gigantic shopping mall

  45. Mihai George
    Mihai George
    18 klukkustundum síðan

    what is that dead squirrel on linus face??

  46. Becoming Eric
    Becoming Eric
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    Damn Carole Baskin...

  47. Hocherlauchter Magus
    Hocherlauchter Magus
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    I like how you manage your business, Linus. Thank you for supporting Linux.

  48. Daniel Shepherd
    Daniel Shepherd
    19 klukkustundum síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="565">9:25</a> It's you with a tool, Linus. *giggling* Linus: Well yeah (thinks of retort), I didn't want to host the video by myself. Burn! Right back at ya!

  49. Stefan Tarras-Wahlberg
    Stefan Tarras-Wahlberg
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    I love the new magnetic plates you had there... especially in combination with the security gate on the front door... So then I presume those are high security magnets? ;)

  50. Paul Chapman
    Paul Chapman
    20 klukkustundum síðan

    Things can and do get loose. When high power electrical connections get loose they have a higher resistance and get hot. Get a smoke detector and fire alarm system installed. It tells you when something is cooking up. It gives your team a heads up, Linus we have a problem. Then you can fix it or get out and call the fire department. This is also why you backup off site from your servers.

  51. vbddfy euuyt
    vbddfy euuyt
    21 klukkustund síðan

    aspect of life...

  52. Strangely Ironic
    Strangely Ironic
    21 klukkustund síðan

    So many people seriously talking about the storage bins in the back instead of it being a joke. A couple bins against the rear wall aren't going to inhibit circulation as much as prior where there was no space on either side. As for blame, I'd say a bit of both but I do see a fairer argument in that they should have already had the cables secured into place for a baseline installation. it makes more sense if access to the cables were behind a door like the newer unit instead of hidden behind a secured panel. I'd argue that's a lot more on the manufacturers for poor design...although I'm more prone to believing they just a screwed up in assembly before shipping it. Would be interesting to ask other people with the same model if they had to secure down cables that were already attached but not secured (you'd figure they'd be capped and pulled away).

  53. local crackhead
    local crackhead
    21 klukkustund síðan

    Isn't this like the 3rd time their servers have caught fire? Linus really had a thing with fire hazards.

  54. Master Singleton
    Master Singleton
    21 klukkustund síðan

    Damn RIP! BTW anyone remembers that back in 2016 the LTT Whonnock server suffered a MASSIVE RAID failure and Linus didn't backup the latest data on the server? Well it looks like Linus' server room is cursed or something as this time an electrical fire caused by the electrical arcing of the unused and unsecured Busbars killed the Eaton UPS in Linus' server room.

  55. Trap Johnson
    Trap Johnson
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    That old battery backup burned the server room: so ~ therefore ~ burn the bridge as the replacement is installed. Bold Strategy Cotton....

  56. Paegaskiller
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    That one's definitely on EATON. Those two bars should have been secured from the manufacturer, you are not supposed to be disassembling their device to check their work. The requirement for "Eaton technician on site" is just a blank excuse.

  57. Mark Lowe
    Mark Lowe
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    Compares cheap ass consumer grade 1M units/month Gbit card with a specialty monitoring interface just because it uses Ethernet. C'mon dude be real.

  58. Naul Freakraler
    Naul Freakraler
    22 klukkustundum síðan

    i think it wasn't a good idea to NOT buy an air conditioner for a room full of 20 motherboards for bitcoin mining :/

  59. DLDrillNB
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    "Linode provides virtual servers that make it easy and affordable to host your own apps, site, service, etc." Meanwhile, Linus is replacing his old server that almost burned down the building..

  60. Will
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    You know i think they don't know what a 2x4 looks like cause i see them using a 4x4 to lift i up. Just saying.

  61. TrainKidKris
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    Imagine Linus as an electrician

  62. ItsVybz
    23 klukkustundum síðan

    seems like someone has been watching fuller house lately or full house

  63. D S
    D S
    Degi Síðan síðan

    WTF is a kilavoltamp? a kilawatt? watts=volts * amps. Nevermind, lets just watch Linus drop things on his sockandalfeet.

  64. K.Kswag
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Puberty hit Linus Nooooooooo

  65. MYSTIC
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Linus backstory : he escaped the slavery of santa He escaped the cold climates of the arctic He used his elf knowledge to hack a plane into ... You get the point hes an elf

  66. andrew drake
    andrew drake
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Eaton was right to blame your installer that was some of the sloppiest work I've ever seen. Unstrapped cable, wrong connector get someone who know what they're doing to come in there and fix that unless you want to burn again.

  67. spavatch
    Degi Síðan síðan

    A gigabit NIC to monitor a UPS. That’s a shitload of data to push lol. Somehow APC units did okay with 10 megabit networking...

  68. Rango Juice
    Rango Juice
    Degi Síðan síðan

    11 million subs! Great work Linus, you deserve it all

  69. Skywind
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Brian is hot

  70. Cmac 613
    Cmac 613
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The hoarder has returned

  71. George Andrews
    George Andrews
    Degi Síðan síðan

    You need a motor/generator pair for clean Ac power. You can even get them with a diesel engine and automatic clutch that kicks in if the utility power drops out. It's what we used for powering main frames in the military. There was a relatively small battery back up rated to carry the system long enough for the diesel to start and the clutch to kick in.

  72. Raine Heartily
    Raine Heartily
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Yeah, standard practice on large UPS. Need installation documentation to know whether its installed properly (pictures on how its installed) and presence of the brand engineers during the first time its being turn on. If you don't do both, warranty will be voided immediately.

  73. Scott Anderson
    Scott Anderson
    Degi Síðan síðan

    I don't know if it's just me, but Linus... the full beard is hawt. Keep it you sexy beast. I mean I'm married with kids so what do I know, but still.

  74. DizzyXP
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Guys, this is Austin Evans V2

  75. Yazev
    Degi Síðan síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="690">11:30</a> linus learned to talk without moving his mouth, truly these are the end times.

  76. Curt Heisler
    Curt Heisler
    Degi Síðan síðan

    The man who professionally installed my equipment said I needed space back here (For airflow). I can't wait to put things here and make it not have any clearance.

  77. Daniel Woodward
    Daniel Woodward
    Degi Síðan síðan

    Coming from a job regularly involved with hydraulics, I got excited when I heard the word, Eaton. .... I need to re-evaluate excitement. .

  78. Strongbow
    Degi Síðan síðan

    "And it's brought to you by...." (has to pull out mobile phone to see who he's shilling for today.) (That said, Linode is actually pretty awesome.)

  79. Strongbow
    Degi Síðan síðan

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="772">12:52</a>: "To be clear, I love PowerSquids. I just don't want them in my server room." It only took you how many years to figure out those were a bad idea?

  80. annag cocl
    annag cocl
    Degi Síðan síðan

    aspect of life...