[rescue] [off-topic] Vacuuming your servers is like cleaning them with a Van deGraff generator

Mark Benson md.benson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 15:30:04 CDT 2011

On 27 Jul 2011, at 19:02, Ethan O'Toole wrote:

>> I had to post this since somebody joked a while back about all the static
>> electricity a vacuum can generate and said it would be like using a Van
>> deGraff generator:
>> http://www.scientificsonline.com/winso-van-de-graaff-generator.html
>> Only five hundred bucks to fry every server in the rack. Sparks 8 to 10
>> inches long! Yeah, baby!
> Makes me want to take one and some computers running and see what would
happen :-)

I work at an auroparts and workshop place. I use a high pressure airline with
a moisture trap on it :)

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