Re(3): [SunRescue] Hi!
tim_hauber at STEV.net
Thu Feb 10 12:03:20 CST 2000
rescue at sunhelp.org writes:
>I doubt you'd more than get the cable warm before something on the drive
>let go, unless, of course, you have a real monster drive, in which case
>you could smoke the trace on the motherboard. But this should be easy to
>fix, just cut the trace on the motherboard, and tie it high, or power it
>with the drive. If you wanted to you could even solder in a microfuse to
>protect things. That is an ugly scenario, I hope some engineers feel bad
>about that one. :-)
Let me reply to myself, I meant easy to fix as in preventative, it
definitely won't be easy to fix after you let the smoke out of your brand
new 47G drive.
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