[mythtv-users] HDD Temp

Eric Gilbert eric.gilbert at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 17:28:18 EDT 2005

On 7/25/05, GREG & AMY LINDLEY <glindley2 at msn.com> wrote:
> Eric,
> I looked into this a while ago and found this link to be pretty helpful:
> http://maxtor.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/maxtor.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1927&p_created=1075753950&p_sid=FMEedmLh&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Jvd19jbnQ9OCZwX3Byb2RzPTAmcF9jYXRzPTAmcF9wdj0mcF9jdj0mcF9zZWFyY2hfdHlwZT1hbnN3ZXJzLnNlYXJjaF9ubCZwX3BhZ2U9MSZwX3NlYXJjaF90ZXh0PWhlYXQ*&p_li=&p_topview=1
> I haven't looked on the Seagate nor Western Digital site to see if they have
> similar information.  I would guess they would be pretty similar though.
> Greg
> >
> >/dev/hda is Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 40GB (system)
> >/dev/hdb is Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 400gb (video storage)
> >
> >I've got the system drive in the lowest drive holder that is
> >positioned sideways and the video storage in the 3.5 bay with nothing
> >in the 5.25 drive bays.
> >
> >right now from hddtemp I get
> >/dev/hda: ST340014A: 39 C
> >/dev/hdb: ST3400832A: 40 C
> >
> >and yesterday during the hottest part of the day I was getting
> >/dev/hda: ST340014A: 45 C
> >/dev/hdb: ST3400832A: 47 C

Thanks for the link Greg!

Acording to seagate the normal operating temperature should be 5 to 50C.

I found this link at silentpcreview which has given me some additional
things to think about towards bringing down the heat some.


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