[mythtv-users] Any advice on cooling down my backend
k at adamski.org
Fri Sep 19 17:42:10 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-19-09 at 18:05 +0100, Edmund wrote:
> My myth backend is in a small cupboard with a switch, router and a
> couple of other things. The cupboard is quite warm even though the rest
> of the room is cool. I am concerned that if next summer is hot the
> cupboard might become too hot for the PC.
> I am considering removing the graphics card. There is no monitor on the
> PC, but I do connect one from time to time. Mainly when playing with the
> bios. Removing the card will probably mean changing a bios setting
> becomes a real chore. Is there anyway to turn a PCIe card off from the
> command line?
Depending on what kind of video card you have, you may be able to
replace it with something old that uses little power. Maybe even a PCI
card, this would still give you BIOS access.
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