IBM Active Protection System Approach
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Aug 23 12:25:17 GMT 2005
On Tuesday 23 August 2005 21:38, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> The sensor will notice already the start of the move. The notebook will
> then normally be accalerated with 1G as it simply goes into a free fall.
> If the heads are then moved away from the disks and the notebook hits
> some ms later ground, it does not matter any more if this event takes
> micro- or milliseconds as the heads are already out of the danger zone.
mmm.. There is a static 1G force on the laptop while it is on your desk. When
it falls it goes to 0G as it is in free fall.
Still.. "delta G == park laptop heads" :)
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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