[Beowulf] Whiskers and computer problems.
Robin.Laing at drdc-rddc.gc.ca
Fri Sep 24 09:53:24 PDT 2004
As many clusters are built in proper computer facilities, this may be
I am not talking about whiskers from unshaven workers. :) I am talking
about zinc whiskers causing strange computer problems and shutdowns.
It is a big enough problem that NASA has a series of articles on it.
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Tin Whisker (and Other Metal Whisker) Homepage
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