[Dev] Request to use Parabola funds (for heat sinks)

Freemor freemor at freemor.ca
Fri Aug 17 14:44:13 GMT 2018

This seems like a very reasonable request to me. Tho I feel like I'd have
little say in the matter as I am fairly new to the project.

But seems to me that important infrastructure being held online by 
zip-ties is a bad thing.

On Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:21:08PM -0400, Luke Shumaker wrote:
> Hi all,
> As you may know, we still have some funds left over from when we were
> accepting donations.  I'm requesting that we use some of those funds
> to buy me some new heat sinks.
> The build server is overheating because I cheaped out on heat sinks
> and got a pair of Supermicro SNK-P0043P's.  I believe that they should
> be replaced with active heat sinks.  (In the mean time, I've moved one
> of the fans and zip-tied it to the side of the heat sink on the CPU
> that beefcake is pinned to.)
> I'm thinking a Dynatron A13 and a Dynatron A14, although if anyone has
> suggestions on better sinks, let me know.  The height constraints are
> 138mm on one socket and 78.1mm on the other.  I like the side-mounted
> fans because I'm trying to direct the air flow from the front of the
> case to the back.
> -- 
> Happy hacking,
> ~ Luke Shumaker
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