6132Re: [LinkStation_General] Re: Vexing LS1 hardware issue
- Aug 6, 2007--- musikgoat <musikgoat@...> wrote:
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com,Could the fan be installed so the airflow is in the
> Christopher Eykamp
> <chris@...> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I replaced the fan in LS1 (running Gentoo) and am
> experiencing a very
> > vexing issue. When the machine is disassembled,
> it runs just fine, for
> > days on end, under heavy load, with no problems.
> When I reassemble the
> > machine, however, it will only run for a short
> period (10 seconds to 45
> > minutes), and will almost always shut down under
> heavy load (bzipping
> > mpeg files is particularly good at triggering
> shutdown ;-). After it
> > shuts down, I must unplug it briefly, and let it
> sit for a little while
> > before it will restart. The shutdown is sudden
> and uncontrolled. No
> > logging, no nothing, just a sudden, instantaneous
> > This would seem to indicate a heat issue, though
> I'm not sure enough
> > heat can build up in just 10 seconds to shut the
> machine down. The new
> > fan is rated at 5CFM, and is rated at half the
> power draw of the old
> > one. It seems to be running fine, both when
> assembled and when
> > disassembled. The hard drive never gets above 45
> C (based on hddtemp).
> > Any idea what is going on?
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
> Can you specifically correlate the issue to heat?
> As in other parts
> of the system. If you put the device near an A/C
> or other very cool
> area, can you get longer life?
> I'm not quite sure what the issue could be other
> than that. There
> isn't any loose wires or anything close to
> ungrounded metal is there?
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