[Beowulf] Re: Airflow (Robert Fogt)

David Mathog mathog at caltech.edu
Wed Jun 28 14:40:30 EDT 2006


> How much harm does removing the computer case do? 

For airflow it's hard to generalize - it might be better or worse than
the case which you removed.  Some cases do a great job of moving air
where it needs to, and others just suck.

In terms of safety it doesn't seem like a very good idea. 

In terms of radio interference it is almost certainly in violation
of dozens of U.S. statutes - unless maybe your whole machine room is
shielded.

Regards,

David Mathog
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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