Re: leaving computer on 24/7
on Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 10:03:39AM -0800, Bill Wohler (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> "Koen Dejonghe" <email@example.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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
Integrity, we've heard of it: http://www.theregister.co.uk/