[rescue] Sun drive array heatsinks?

Don Y dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Fri Sep 22 20:09:08 CDT 2006

Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 03:32:10PM -0700, Don Y wrote:
>> Each of the drives in my D1000 has an aluminum plate fastened
>> to the underside.  (P/N  340-5928-01)  I assume these are used
>> to improve cooling for the drives ("heat plate").
>> I am moving the drives to a 711 enclosure (different drive
>> orientation, different air flow patterns, etc.).  I'm wondering
>> if I should leave the plates on the drives or pull them.
>> My current approach is;  lave them on and see if anything
>> gets too hot; if so, try removing them  ;>  (not very
>> scientific  :<  )
>> Thanks for any light you can shed on this...
> I've not had any problems running without them.  Most modern drives are
> going to run a lot cooler than the original drives shipped in a D1K.

Were they only used on the D1000?
They don't really *fit* in the 711 case...

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