[Gllug] Hard drive problems

Christopher Hunter chrisehunter at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Jun 3 21:39:55 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-31 at 21:34 +0000, Chris Bell wrote:

>    I have had similar unexplained problems in the past which turned out to
> be a dying PSU, (probably failing capacitors). Other things to look out for
> are faulty series connectors in the power leads for splitting off additional
> power outlets and case fans.
>    I have had several power problems recently, with a known fault in the
> main feeder outside intermittently shorting between phases and putting huge
> splats on my supply. The fault has been located under a large group of ducts
> carrying fibre optics, at the side of the A40, so I expect the electricty
> company will damage some of the fibres, then the various fibre companies
> will dig up the road again, then the water and gas pipes will be damaged,
> then......
> -- 
> Chris Bell

Oh, it all makes work for the working man to do!... (Flanders and Swann)


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