[CentOS] died again

Sat Dec 7 03:02:41 UTC 2013
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

On Fri, 6 Dec 2013, Warren Young wrote:

> On 12/6/2013 16:34, Michael Hennebry wrote:

>> The power supply is a sealed unit,
> I think you'll find that once you unscrew it from the case, you'll
> expose another set of screws that will let you remove the power supply's
> lid.  The odd hole in the back of the case is designed to block access
> to these screws, on purpose.

If I remove the right screws, I think that moving it farther into
the case would allow it to be removed.
For that, I'd want it on its side so that it didn't fall on something.

> Don't touch anything in there unless you know your microfarads from your
> microhenries.  Just take pics.

I do, but I'm still not likely to try to fix it.

> Some advice, based on prior experience receiving uselessly bad pictures
> in the DIY electronics slice of my life:

> 1b. Bounce or diffuse as much of the light as possible.  Lots of direct
> light is good, but if it creates blown-out flare spots or inky shadows
> that obscure detail, it's still no good.  There are many ways to make
> cheap diffusers and bounce cards: old thin sheets, tin foil, poster
> board...  Tenting a sheet over your head and the case can give a better
> result than a bright direct light.  If your camera's flash is
> articulated, bounce it into the scene rather than shoot directly in.

My office has a large flourescent light.
If the pictures are not well enough lit,
I can change the illumination angle.

I'm open to suggestion, both in regard to lighting and in regard to subject.

For now, nap time.

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
"SCSI is NOT magic. There are *fundamental technical
reasons* why it is necessary to sacrifice a young
goat to your SCSI chain now and then."   --   John Woods