[rescue] [RESCUE] 13w3 video adapter issues

Scott Newell newell+rescue at n5tnl.com
Wed Dec 18 19:42:28 CST 2013

At 03:35 PM 12/17/2013, 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.

I ran a refurb ST15150N for years in an IPX. Warm office environment, 
nothing especially cool. It's noisy now, but I can't recall if it 
started out noisy or not.

newell  N5TNL 

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