[rescue] Racks and Doors

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 17:23:52 CST 2008

I don't think doors do much besides add some minimal sense of security
(and slow down air flow).  At previous jobs, it just kept peoples'
fingers off my shiz.  The data centers were all loud just due to the
air conditioning and UPS's beeping about batteries.


On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Earl Baugh <earl at baugh.org> wrote:
> Well with all the info being shared about racks, I feel like I've increased
>  my knowledge by a huge factor.
>  Much thanks to all (and Chris, too bad you didn't own the house I bough 4
>  years ago...would have saved
>  me a huge amount of time...8-)  Though in Atlanta we can't use the passive
>  cooling as much as you can...
>  and my daylight basement was built out as an in-law suite for my Mom and Dad
>  for the short time they
>  were able to live there before they passed away :-(  ...but it's been a
>  blessing for all the folks we've been
>  able to loan it out to... and my mother-in-law will be moving in soon
>  enough...)
>  ANYWAY, one question I keep forgetting to ask is, don't the doors help cut
>  down on the noise coming
>  from the rack?   One main reason I've even considered the doors was to try
>  to quiet the whole thing down
>  a tad... since it's in my office, it would be nice.  White noise doesn't
>  really bother me, but would be nice
>  to be quieter.
>  I did a little looking on-line to see about the ventilated doors they make
>  and was wondering if I "converted"
>  one of the two doors I have to a "ventilated" one (Mr. Drill say "hi" to Mr.
>  Door....) would it basically negate
>  the sound dampening effect of the door?
>  Thanks again!!
>  Earl
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