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Entry  Sat Sep 8 17:34:54 2018, awade, Misc, Computers, WS1 CPU fan dead 18-09-08_17-37-17_3724.jpg
    Reply  Mon Sep 17 14:08:56 2018, awade, Misc, Computers, WS1 CPU fan replaced 
Message ID: 2231     Entry time: Sat Sep 8 17:34:54 2018     Reply to this: 2234
Author: awade 
Type: Misc 
Category: Computers 
Subject: WS1 CPU fan dead 

WS1, the main computer in the PSL lab died last night.  On reboot bios screen says that CPU fan died.  

I opened the computer up and had a look.  Bearings on main CPU fan were a bit stiff.  I wiggled them a bit and it now spins, with some noise, when booted.  

I'll order a replacement CPU fan KDE1209PTVX 12V, 7.0 W and replace pronto.

Main CPU fan
Main CPU fan, bearings nearing end of life.


Also there was no backup of this computer.  Almost all the stuff is kept in Git version control, but we should get these computers back on scripted backups.



Edit Sat Sep 8 18:28:19 2018: Rebooted and restarted frequency counter. Beat note has drifted off to 750 MHz.  Will take a while to bring it back in.

Fan has been reordered, will arive Friday next week.

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