[rescue] Running an ultra 60 on its side

William Enestvedt William.Enestvedt at jwu.edu
Wed May 30 09:31:10 CDT 2007

Ian Primus wrote:
> As far as I know, it's to prevent the weight of the
> monitor from breaking the case. Especially those Sun
> monitors. We run an Ultra 10 (same case style) on it's
> side at work, and it's got an uptime of over a year. I
> don't see how running the box sideways could hurt it ...

   I actually opened a Sun Support case once about running an Ultra 10
on its side and they were perfectly happy with it -- as long as we lay
the case with the motherboard on the bottom and the cards closer to the
top. I think they mentioned better airflow this way.

- Will
Will Enestvedt
UNIX System Administrator
Providence, RI

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