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RE: What is the limit? (was RE: multi-homing fixes)

  • From: M. David Leonard
  • Date: Thu Aug 30 18:09:39 2001



On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:

> 
> |> From: mike harrison [mailto:meuon@highertech.net]
> |> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 6:29 AM
> 
> |> Maybe it's time to make some small point cooling systems for routers.
> |> When I was young electronics nut, we'd cool stereo amps this way
> |> to up the power output. As the last rack mount computer I installed
> |> had 6 cooling fans.. maybe it's time...  
> 
> 
> see "Pelletier Effect" devices. Thermos made a portable ice-box, using that
> tech, for a while. It's all solid-state, no moving parts.
> 

	But with low efficiency.  Plus you still have to dump the thermal 
energy somewhere outside of the facility.  I frankly don't see how this 
approach will buy you anything.


					David Leonard
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