[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Apr 20 11:50:20 CDT 2003
On Sunday, April 20, 2003, at 12:29 PM, Frank Van Damme wrote:
>> From an electrolytic capacitor that exploded when it overheated,
>> caused by the failure of a cheap-ass fan in a cheap-ass power supply
>> a cheap-ass PC running Linux. The Linux part is the only good thing
>> about that box.
> Power supplies are generally a disaster. Let's saz that 10 or 20% of
> all sold
> psu's are of decent quality. Read a comparing test of psu's some day -
> find that most so-called 300 watt psu's' voltage drop significantly
> reaching the 300 Watt. A good deal of them just explode WAY below the
> advertised maximum power, or give at least an instable supply (hard
> find that very funny).
...which is one reason why I avoid PC hardware.
Dave McGuire "She's a cheek pincher. I have scars."
St. Petersburg, FL -Gary Nichols
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