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Re: leaving computer on 24/7

on Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 10:03:39AM -0800, Bill Wohler (wohler@newt.com) wrote:
> "Koen Dejonghe" <koen_dejonghe@hotmail.com> writes:
> > I installed debian woody on an ordinary pc and was wondering if I can
> > leave the machine on 24/7 without damaging it.
> If anything, it's harder on the machine to turn it on and off rather
> than just leave it running.

Additional problem:  "stiction" on old drives.  I've got a set of SCSIs
from 1998 which can't be shut down for more than a few minutes without
requiring some manual encouragement to spin up again.


Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
   Integrity, we've heard of it:  http://www.theregister.co.uk/

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