Re: IDE freeze for seconds

Vladimir Dergachev (
Wed, 2 Dec 1998 08:38:21 -0500 (EST)

On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Simon Kenyon wrote:

> On 02-Dec-98 Vladimir Dergachev wrote:
> >> Which do you want to keep longer, your disks or your planet ?
> >>
> > I am sure I am missing something. Which part of computer is called
> > "planet" ? I think you meant the cpu - spinning disk produces heat which
> > sometimes could be a problem..
> he meant the environmental impact of keeping the machine running
> the consumption of electricity
> the release of carbon dioxide by power stations
> the general pollution from keeping a machine running 24 hours a day
> --
> simon
Ohh... Hmmm my drive takes 12W max... Any lightbulb takes at least this

Vladimir Dergachev

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