[Beowulf] Opteron cooling specifications?

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Mon May 1 14:04:37 PDT 2006

> > > 50u racks are also available (I've seen them in colo facilities)...
> > > personally I don't like racking things that far over my head.
> >
> > I don't really care about that, myself - racking any serious number
> > is a two-person job anyway.
> Two or more people for throughput -- in parallel.  But do you use two people 
> to rack a 1U server?

"serious number" would be, say 8+ servers.  yes, I would get someone
to help me mess with 8 servers.  the point is simply that most rails
are quite fiddly - it helps a lot to have someone on either side 
to get tab a into slot b.  as you say, en-railing a 1U isn't that 
hard for a single healthy strapping male geek ;)

(also, I agree that the clumsiest level is shoulder-ish high...)

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