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1238 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Jun 6, 2006 8:30 PM by Justin Leavens
Currently Being ModeratedJun 5, 2006 4:11 PM (in response to Justin Leavens)It depend on how warm your room is. You may want to check the temperature sensor (via server monitor) and see if the fan kicks in because of high temperature or increase cpu activity.
If the Xserve gets too hot, it will shutdown. That has to be really really hot ...
Currently Being ModeratedJun 6, 2006 3:54 PM (in response to Justin Leavens)This is a dirt-simple (literally!) tip, but it brought my XServe G5 fan speeds from an average of 10k to an average of 7.5k rpm.
Crack the XServe open and blow it all out with compressed air. It really wasn't very dusty in there, so I'm not sure why the fans were running so hard--maybe there is dust collecting on the PSU sensor or something? In any case, like I said, I was averaging around 10k with more & more frequent 14k overspeed warnings (usually during reboots or Retrospect backup runs) and now I'm barely ever getting up over 8.5k rpms!
Hope this helps...
Various... B&W G3 thru XServe G5