[CentOS] CentOS 4.3 on Intel Xeon Core 2 Duo

Tue Oct 31 17:51:03 UTC 2006
Marc Saric <marc.saric at gmx.de>

Michael Kress wrote:
> Hi,
> Just for the case you're planning to use a BBU with your 9550 ... Don't
> put it into a 2U case, rather use a 3U case. I had much problems with
> the BBU temperature during high IO and CPU usage. Temperature went up
> just a little bit and syslog told me "Battery temperature HIGH" after a
> few minutes. HIGH means 45°C to 50°C, everything above means "TOO HIGH"
> which deactivates write cache. Using a 3U case solved this problem and
> everything works as expected, even when the system is totally busy with
> IO and CPU.

Thanks for the info, but no, I don't want to use one. Currently we run 
Opteron Servers with the 9550 in 2HE cases, and they seem to be fine.


Marc Saric