Seems like you would have extra (back-up) servers to handle the overage....or it just me being unreasonable?
Seems like the login server is broke...someone accidentily kick out the plug? ;-)
You have it all wrong. "Boo the Hamster" is powering the whole thing is getting tired. There's only so much 1 Hamster can do to provide the power to keep the server running. He has rights too you know.