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> Bill Perry:
>>> It appears that my scsi card went bad during the hardware upgrade.
> Tom Horsley:
>> I'm convinced that hardware just sits around waiting for
>> a software upgrade so it can fail at the most confusing
>> possible time :-).
> It's not too surprising, in some cases...
> Often, a computer spends most of its time idling along, but an install
> causes it to do a moderately heavy workload for a prolonged period, and
> that can show up cooling faults, or be the straw that broke the camel's
> back in components that were on the verge of failing.
> And then there's computers that spend a year or two sitting on the
> shelf, then the user opens them up and rummages around inside.
> Subjecting it to physical stress (twisting the case, so cards walk out
> of the motherboard, or hairline fractures occur), and to static shocks.
Dust. You disturb the dust.
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