What is a good choice of sata-ii raid controller for freebsd?
geoffwa at cs.rmit.edu.au
Thu Feb 8 23:39:27 UTC 2007
On Thu, Feb 08, 2007 at 04:34:57PM -0500, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> -They added a moving part (2-wire fan, no tach) to a "mission-critical"
> part. That seems real stupid. After the bearings die in 2-3 years, what
> happens to your card? Does it melt or just start acting weird? If the
> engineers didn't consider that, what other failure modes did their limited
> creativity miss? :)
The fan does have a tachometer which you can monitor from the card BIOS
or using the cli binary.
You can also disable the tachometer so you can swap the heatsink+fan for
the larger heatsink (w/o fan) that comes in the box.
You can find all of this out by *gasp* reading the manual.
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