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

From: Daniel Senie []
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2001 8:25 PM

> > I have proposed to various router vendors the
possibility of giving
> > them a chilled water feed instead of lots of cool air. At the
> > moment they seem to not need it, but I would not be surprized to
> > find something like this needed at some point.
>Err. Water and electricvity make a dangerous mix.

And this was not a problem in IBM Mainframe computers because?

I'm not registering an opinion one way or the other at this point on
whether routers should consider other forms of cooling, but
using water or
other liquids to cool electronics is not a new concept. Properly
engineered, there is no particular danger.

No particular danger, except what it does to the operational budget.