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HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8 has high fan speed after installing second CPU

Today I installed a second CPU in our HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8, and after booting the fans all went to 99.96%. This causes the server to make an enormous amount of noise. Could it damage the server? ...
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Turning windows event id 4616 off

Every time a windows box synchronizes its time to an NTP server, the NTP client logs two entries with event Id of 4616 into windows' event log and since I've setup my server to sync the time every 60 ...
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Blade servers in small office server room (90db)?

We have small server room with 15 rack servers ATM, and we are planning to add 7U 10 blade enclosure. One can hear the servers from the outside now (the doors are not too thick) but it is not bad, ...
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Lowering fans noise level on Sun Fire v440

Sun Fire v440 has been placed in the same room, where i'm working. It seems that it makes much more noise, than reactive plane does. I've already updated ALOM Firmware and even OpenBoot PROM, ...
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HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Fan Noise?

Recently i did bought an HP ProLiant DL180 G6 Everything is OK except fan noise , it's too loud. I did some research but found nothing useful , I just wanted to know if there is anything I can do ...
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Control CPU fan speed on Dell PowerEdge 830 server

I have a Dell PowerEdge 830 server that has been operating as my file server for a few years. I had never had a problem with it, and it been sure to install all BIOS updates. A few months ago I ...
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Safety Issues in Server Room

We work in a room with a large number of servers and are worried about the noise. It is finally well air conditioned and has two windows and we have nice desks etc... We are asking them to maybe put ...
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Noisy Dell Rack UPS 1000W

Just installed our new DELL Rack UPS 1000W and its very noisy. The fans are always spinning even with nothing attached and with the UPS turned off. Will they one day slow down or stop spinning? We ...
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Netgear (gsm7224v1) 24-port gigabit switch exhaust fans

I own a Netgear GSM7224v1 (link) 24-port gigabit switch at home. The switch is about 2 years old and works just fine. The two exhaust fans however, are making quite a bit of noise even after I've ...
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Dell Poweredge SC1420 server - NOISE

Does anyone know if Dell Poweredge SC1420 server is very loud to put in a home closet?
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Lower power usage / noise

I do computational biology and I have a pretty heavy-duty setup sitting right next to my bench. It includes the following: 1x HP ProLiant DL385 G7 Server w/ 2x 12-core AMD Opteron processors (6174, ...
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Fanless fiber channel switch? [closed]

I'm looking for a fanless (or a very quiet) fiber channel switch for my home office. The speed requirements are low: 2 Gbit per port, max 4-6 Gbit total throughput, 8 ports - more than enough. More ...
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Old dial up modem noise explanation [closed]

I am looking for a technical documentation on the connection procedure used on the old Dial Up modem that generate this sound: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHW1ho8L7V8 I can't find anything on ...
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Test server is too noisy

I just bought a 19" rack server for testing-purpose. Everything is fine except it's really noisy and i was planning to keep it in my office. I've to find a cheap solution to keep it in my office ...
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noise damping for rackmount servers on-the-cheap [closed]

The gist: Out-of-warranty rackmount servers can often be purchased very cheaply. The major downside to deployment outside a data-center (for instance, in one's garage) is the noise. I would like to ...
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How do I lubricate a noisy system fan?

I have a case fan that can be quite noisy. I can take the fan out of the case, peel back the sticker on the center to expose access to the bearings, and lubricate the fan. Thusfar, I've been using a ...
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Are blade servers noisier than regular rack servers?

Further to this question about Blade vs Rack servers I wanted to check some stories I have heard. Are Blade servers much noisier than regular rack servers? (or was that just when they first came ...
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Sun X4170 squealing after disk eject. How do I fix this? [Solved]

I just ejected one of the "hot swappable" hard drives from a Sun X4170 running raid 10 and it is making quite a loud noise. It's like a system beep that's one long continuous note. I'm wondering what ...
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What are my options in replacing the noisy fan in my Linksys Cisco SRW2008P managed GigE switch?

My first managed GigE switch, the Linksys SRW2008, was a dream, until it started randomly chattering on various ports. That started while I was on the road all the time, which made it take forever to ...
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How do you deal with server noise? Hearing loss?

So we all work on servers, and some of us work around them as well. The sound is annoying and bad for our hearing. I wear earplugs when in the datacenter or earbuds which act kind of like earplugs ...
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How do I turn off the beep in the terminal in Linux?

I've recently started using a new desktop PC with Ubuntu Linux installed. However the terminal beeps annoyingly. i.e. If I'm at the start of the line and I press Backspace, it'll beep to tell me that ...
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Case Fan Speed - Control via BIOS, Vista, or otherwise?

I just bought a replacement case fan (link to Tiger Direct here) and the fan seems to be working great, but unfortunately I was under the impression this fan had speed control. I have checked my BIOS ...
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Dell PowerEdge server acoustic noise

I'm currently searching for a server to put in my office. The mains specifications for this server is to make the less acoustic noise as possible and be rackable. I already tried an HP DL360 G3 and ...