[SATLUG] Laptop Memory

Daniel Villarreal youcanlinux at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 21:58:33 CDT 2011

Thanks, Christopher,
I've not ever applied fresh heat sink compound to this AMD 1 GHz
I'll be sure to use compressed air on the processor fan, also.

Thanks again,

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Christopher Connell <
connell.christopher at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Daniel,
> Blow out the fans machine and apply heat sink to the processor.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Villarreal <youcanlinux at gmail.com>
> Sent: Saturday, July 23, 2011 9:08 AM
> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List <satlug at satlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Laptop Memory
> Hi Art,
> We both have an interest in community education.
> I was just trying to upgrade the hard drive on my old Sony Vaio and now it
> heats up and shuts down. It's got a couple of 256 MB PC-100, Sync, CL2
> chips.
> Granted, the weather is very hot, getting up to 99 degrees F the other day,
> but the last time this laptop heated up like this, the fan had burned out
> and I replaced it myself.
> This laptop has lasted way longer than I ever imagined it would.  I might
> just put the old 60 GB hard drive in and run OpenBSD on that, after taking
> snapshots of the hard drive. Partitioning with OpenBSD to co-exist with
> another operating system is a challenge and I've been making notes and
> taking pictures, etc.
> I also replaced a ~ $10 fan on an APC UPS, saving me a lot of money on a
> potential replacement.
> I'm currently experimenting with different backup methods, from G4L in
> Clonezilla to partimage in PartedMagic, locally and remotely, hoping to
> post
> notes soon.
> Regards,
> Daniel
> http://www.youcanlinux.org/
> P.S. Let me know if you need any help with your Spanish-speaking families
> that you assist.
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Arthur Hall <art.hall at sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> > Does anyone have some spare memory for an IBM ThinkPad, type 2682?  All
> of
> > my laptop RAM has gone into refugee machines, so I thought I'd seek some
> > help again from the LUGgers.
> > I would like to max out the RAM in my ancient laptop for little or no
> > investment if I can.  It takes DDR PC2700 Non-ECC DDR 333 200-pin
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