[rescue] Re: loud fans

Steve Sandau ssandau at bath.tmac.com
Wed Jun 18 10:38:16 CDT 2003

Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Steve Sandau wrote:
>>I told him that I knew it wasn't the PS because the noise didn't stop
>>when I stuck a pencil into the PS fan to stop it. He hesitated and
>>told me that while that "wasn't the preferred method" he did then
>>believe that it was the hard drive...
> Of course not.  The preferred method is for you to pay someone from Dell
> to visit you and have him stick a pencil into the power supply fan.
Actually the preferred method was to unplug the drive and see if the 
noise went away...


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