Maximum room temperature
timm at fnal.gov
Mon Apr 22 17:58:21 EDT 2002
On Mon, 22 Apr 2002 alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com wrote:
> hi ya manel
> if your systems have "health monitoring"...
> check your bios to see what it thinks is your
> current system temp and cpu temp...
Am I missing something here? The BIOS sensors can only
tell you what the temperature is when the machine is
effectively idle. A good CPU load can be good for an
increase of 7-10 degrees C.
> you're cpu reliability/performance goes down
> by 1/2 for every 10 degree C
> - ie if it would have lasted 5 more years...
> ( starting temp is "normal/nominal temp" as provided
> ( by intel or amd that they provide a cpu warranty for 5 years
> - if temp went up another 10deg C... its now 2.5 yrs
> - it temp went up 20 degree.... its now 1.25yrs...
> - or some silly guidelines like that..
> to test if the ambient temperature is too high...
> - add a regular fan and blow air on it...
> - if the cpu temp drops significantly...
> than its too hot in the room
> max cpu temp...
> -- add lm_sensors to your "distro" to read the cpu temp
Does anyone have success yet with making
lm_sensors work on the Tyan 246x series of dual AMD motherboards?
> and if it gets too high... shutdown the server
> or at least dont do heavy computations on it
> - add more fans ... and better air flow...
> c ya
> http://www.Linux-1U.net/CPU .. more specs ...
> On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Manel Soria wrote:
> > I'm wondering what is the maximum reasonable ambient
> > temperature to have in a cluster room. In our room
> > with 72 nodes we have about 29-30 oC (84-86 oF).
> > Is this too high ? Can this be the cause of hardware
> > failures ?
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