Run OFW heat spreader test

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Mon Jan 23 10:36:10 EST 2012

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 7:54 AM, Richard A. Smith <richard at> wrote:
> Hmmm... Something else is the problem here.  You can't damage the processor
> via thermal overload because it has an automatic clock back off.  If you
> have motherboards that are failing its not due to a bad heat spreader.  At
> worst all you would get would be hangs.

Agreed with Richard -- Sridhar, if you are seeing permanent mb
failures, let's get SNs of those motherboards into Reuben's hands for
more in-depth diagnostics.


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