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

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Wed Jul 27 18:51:26 CDT 2011

On 07/27/11 19:43, Robert Darlington wrote:
> This generally works great, just remember to not let the fans spin.  It's
> quite easy to get them going 10x faster than they were meant to go using
> compressed air.  That means you're generating a good 120 volts back into the
> 12 volt regulator on the mobo or other parts in the PSU.

Didn't we just cover (and debunk) this a couple of weeks ago?

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