[SunRescue] Stock drives in the SS20?

Gregory Leblanc GLeblanc at cu-portland.edu
Tue Dec 14 10:32:16 CST 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Lockwood [mailto:james at foonly.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 14, 1999 1:26 AM
> To: Sun Rescue List (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: [SunRescue] Stock drives in the SS20?
> You replaced two drives with one drive and got half the heat. 
>  The SM41's
> and GX produce a small amount of heat relative to the drives, 
> so I don't
> see this as particularly remarkable.

I guess I'm still thinking of my other hardware, where the drives produce 0
heat, and my video card and proc make good handwarmers, if you've got gloves
on so that you don't burn your hands.

> Speaking of vents, why does every SGI Indy seem to blow a powersupply
> after a couple years?  I must have replaced over 2 dozen of 
> them over the
> years. 

I think it's called "planned obsolescence".  :)  My mom is complaing that
all of her wedding gifts are suffering from the same phenomenon, and she
"only" been married 28 years.  

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