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

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Thu Jul 28 14:08:57 CDT 2011

On 7/28/2011 3:07 PM, Robert Darlington wrote:
> Why would I, as a designer of boards for mass production, include an extra
> $0.02 part when the fan will never run without me powering it?  I can save
> $20,000 on a one million board run just buy cutting out that part.  If you
> break it by doing something dumb, my warranty won't cover it and you'll buy
> another one from me.  It makes sense to not include protection there.
> -Bob

How many people even open their systems until it is well past warranty?


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