Iceland volcanic ash and my PC

axel uraliin.asti at btinternet.com
Mon Apr 19 15:21:24 UTC 2010


On Mon, 2010-04-19 at 11:58 +0200, Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
> On Mon, April 19, 2010 11:09, axel wrote:
> > Greetings!
> >
> > I run a Dell Inspiron 1501 with Ubuntu 8.04. and I live in London where
> > the air pollution is so bad you dont need to smoke to be a candidate for
> > all kind of breathing problems.
> >
> > About a year ago I had a Dell Service Tech replace the Dell PC fans ,
> > filters and a few other bits and pieces : due to the fact that the PC
> > was crashing due to high Temperature.
> > His recommendation was to blow high pressure purified air into fan
> > intakes.
> >
> > Further reading on the subject , I found the opposite opinion :that was
> > the last thing you should do, as it blows all the dust inwards...past
> > the filters and into the system.
> > i.e. in other words the remedy lies in using a vacuum cleaner and point
> > it at the fan intakes.
> >
> > Now with all this ash coming my way...
> >
> > I would appreciate your thoughts on the subject,
> > Cheers,
> > Axel.
> 
> The ash is at very high altitudes. It won't be until several days or weeks
> until it settles. By the time that it reaches the ground, it will probably
> already be mixed with water in raindrops.
> 
> There are more dust particles per cubic meter in the London smog than in
> the ash cloud.
> 
> Anyway, isn't this a subject for sounder?
> 
> -- 
> Amedee

Thank you...very interesting .
I will pass this onto the airlines
Axel.
> 
> 





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