[rescue] Server Noise Management, Redneck Style

Don Y dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Sun May 28 20:30:03 CDT 2006

Bill Bradford wrote:
> Sun CoolThreads T1000 - The First Server with Glasspack Mufflers!               
> First, the movies with audio: (MPEG-4 Quicktime)                                
> http://www.sunhelp.org/docs/t1k/enclosed.mov                                    
> Then, with the drawer open:                                                     
> http://www.sunhelp.org/docs/t1k/open.mov                                        
> Pictures:                                                                       
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrbill/sets/72157594148002662/                     


> I still need to add two air holes on the top with some 12V fans.                

You might consider a "bent" airflow path (i.e. doubling back
on itself) to cut down on noise.  Though I think the plastic
skin will act more like a diaphram and conduct the sound

> If I put this whole thing in the closet, maybe then I wont be able to           
> hear it down the hall..                                                         
> Maybe if I just add some dryer exhaust hoses for intake/exit air, then          
> throw a blanket over the whole thing... 8-)                                     

Naw, learn to listen to VERY LOUD MUSIC instead!  :>

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