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

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Jul 28 09:02:26 CDT 2011

On 07/28/11 01:10, Robert Darlington wrote:
> I have no idea what you're talking about but it sounds like you're
> suggesting that this isn't true.  I've done the testing and it is.  DC fans
> are DC generators when you spin them.

Sure, but they're not very efficient ones.  They're optimized as motors,
not as generators.  I'd also be pretty surprised if you're really
managing to spin them at 10x rated speed.

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