[ILUG] Maxtor MaXLine+ II 250GB S-ATA - Overheating problem
John P. Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Wed Aug 25 11:44:27 IST 2004
On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 11:33:11AM +0100, Barry O'Donovan mentioned:
> I have 4 Maxtor MaXLine Plus II 250GB S-ATA hard drives connected to a
> Promise FastTrak S150SX4 RAID controller in a RAID5 configuration.
> These disks spin at 7200RPM. After approx. 10 minutes after power-on,
> these disks become extremily hot when touched - so hot that I feel it
> could burn my finger with prolonged exposure. Is this normal?
Maxtor could answer it better, but I'd estimate yes. Often, the newest,
fastest IDE disks are quite hot. Especially when you have lots of them.
I'm Sounds like you just need more cooling.
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