[Beowulf] clustering using off the shelf systems in a fish tank full of oil.

Lux, Jim (337C) james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Wed Dec 28 09:20:47 PST 2011

And this is why PCBs were used instead of oil.  No burning, much more
chemically inert.  Too bad there's inevitable manufacturing contaminants
which are carcinogenic in very low quantities, and because they are so
persistent, cause problems for a long time.

Oil does spoil, after all.  Slowly, for good insulating mineral oil (they
put anti-oxidants like BHT, BHA, or alpha-tocopherol in it), but it does

Silicones are essentially inert and don't really spoil, but are a LOT more
expensive, and have other disadvantages (real hard to remove with a
solvent, for instance)

On 12/28/11 8:15 AM, "C. Bergström" <cbergstrom at pathscale.com> wrote:

>On 12/28/11 11:11 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>> However, if you really overclock, you can make french fries
>I think smores from the oncoming grease fire would be more fun ;)
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