[RC5] regards to laptop dying

Ben benb at netins.net
Fri Jan 28 16:09:38 EST 2000



Jason X Pacheco wrote:
> 
> i had a laptop die while running dnetc as well. however the reason is not
> the dnetc program, the reason is that the laptop was sitting closed on the
> floor in a corner running 24/7. laptops are not designed for this. they do
> not cool well, and so if you leave a laptop running 24/7 it'll overheat
> eventually. desktops, towers, etc, are not vulnerable to this, so feel
> free to run your dnetc clients 24/7.

Obviuosly, if you are going to run a laptop 24/7, leave the screen open
so that it can cool easier, and you might even want to put it on a
couple bricks or something so that air can move under it as well.

If you really want, just wrap it in a plastic bag and stick it in the freezer.

> -jxp
> jxp at jxp.dynip.com
> http://jxp.dynip.com/~jxp
> 
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