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Re: [OT] Making CPU fans spin [was: Re: Seeking advice...]



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>From: goran@dobosevic.com
>To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
>Subject: Re: [OT] Making CPU fans spin [was: Re: Seeking advice...]
>Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2010 23:11:42 +0100
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>>> This is the first thing to do as soon as I have "my" Debian
>running on
>>> the "other" machine ;) Is WD40 suitable for such fans?
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>>If you think lubricate the fan to get a better spin I would rather
>take 
>>a fine machine oil, but WD-40.
>>I'm not sure that "fine machine oil" is best translation, it is a
>fine 
>>oil used in precision mechanics, eg for repairing watches.
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>>I think that 1 or 2 drops will be fine, at least worked for me.
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>>> (In case someone is wondering, I'm talking about FRU 42W2780 for
>>> Thinkpad R61i type 8198-CJG)
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>>> Regards,
>>> Andrei
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>>Bye,
>>Goran Dobosevic
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>>Registered Linux User #503414
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While WD-40 is good for some things it is relatively poor as a simple
lubricant.  Your better choice is Silicon Spray.
Larry
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