[nycbug-talk] OT: noisy servers

Michael Shalayeff mickey
Mon Sep 12 11:24:36 EDT 2005

Making, drinking tea and reading an opus magnum from Jerry B. Altzman:
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> hi all
> apologies for the off-topic post.
> I picked up off of eBay a very nice dual-proc P3 system.
> Alas, I did not know the size ahead of time; it turns out to be 26" deep 
> (by 19" by 1u) and my little cabinet is only 24" deep...so I've got a 
> very noisy machine (which runs FreeBSD 5.4 like a CHAMP, by the way) 
> that I'm loathe to use because, well, it's just so damn NOISY.
> Does anyone know of any reasonable ways to help dampen the sound?
> (I've already tried "turn it off". That works, but is sub-optimal as a 
> solution.)

get one of those comfy wool blankets and wrap
it gently around the box...


    paranoic mickey       (my employers have changed but, the name has remained)

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