[rescue] [RESCUE] 13w3 video adapter issues

rescue rescue at hawkmountain.net
Tue Dec 17 17:00:51 CST 2013

On 2013-12-17 16:35, William Barnett-Lewis wrote:
> rescue <rescue at hawkmountain.net> said:
>> Watch out on that Barracuda (ST15150N).  For their time they were 
>> nice
>> drives, but they run HOT, HOT, HOT.  I doubt an LX will cool it 
>> enough
>> to have a long life and you'll likely suffer bearing failure.
> Wasn't aware of that. I pulled out my only other 50 pin (an IBM 
> 34340? 4
> gb drive anyway that I had in my SE/30.) and swapped them to avert
> frying the drive.

Testing the ST15150N for a bit and checking it's temp would be the only 
way to know how well it would do, but I avoided using them in enclosures 
with only excellent airflow.  Maybe 1 in a pizza box with the other bay 
empty might be all right... but testing would be the only way to be 

-- Curt

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