Noise levels (was VAX 11/780)

From: Brian Hechinger <>
Date: Sat Dec 28 15:19:01 2002

On Wed, Dec 25, 2002 at 07:51:36PM -0500, John Lawson wrote:
> Like I said, it bugs me to distraction with this thing roaring away 5
> feet behind me, and it's a decided relief when I shut 'er down and Peace
> rules once again... ;}

old hardware is certainly loud. my 11/70 can easily overpower the noise made
by the half a dozen sparcs, half a dozen ciscos and two alphas. that's no small
feat. ;0

> I *really do* want a "machine room" of some kind... even for my small
> installation. My previous collection made even more noise, and *it* was
> also in the damned room with me. Like I said: Someday......

i used to share a single room for office and datacenter. i will never ever do
that again. the noise and heat was pure insanity.

"Homer, this is the worst thing you've ever done."
"Oh Marge, you say that so often it's lost all meaning."
Received on Sat Dec 28 2002 - 15:19:01 GMT

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