New heat grease, no help

Karl Auer kauer at
Tue Mar 3 23:13:19 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 16:04 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> >> You need to put that grease on the outside of the heatsink for it to
> >> work. Just remove the fan and put the grease where the fan was.
> >   
> Dotan Cohen is a liar and a cheat. If a new user gets help from him, 
> they run back to Windows as fast as possible.

It was a joke. It was ill-advised, inappropriate to this forum and not
very funny, but it was a joke.

For the record, everyone, do NOT replace your cooling fan with heat
grease. Very important tip.

Maybe we should start an anti-FAQ, of things NOT to do, so that people
can be inoculated against the bad advice that keeps recurring...

Regards, K.
(the OTHER Karl)

Karl Auer (kauer at                   +61-2-64957160 (h)                  +61-428-957160 (mob)

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