Unforeseen Y2K-related problem: hard drive grunge. People are recommending that systems be rebooted after midnight tomorrow night to verify that various system components are still working. Unfortunately, hard drives on systems that have been up and running for a very long time can sieze up when they’re stopped, due to grunge buildup. I wonder if that’s why so many hard drives fail when servers are moved from one location to another? When pair.com moved, the hard drives on tons of their servers failed.