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RE: Update on e1000 troubles (over-heating!)

To: "'Ben Greear'" <greearb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: Update on e1000 troubles (over-heating!)
From: "Feldman, Scott" <scott.feldman@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 19:20:04 -0700
Cc: linux-kernel <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "'netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx'" <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Here is the lspci information, both -x and -vv.  This is with 
> two of the e1000 single-port NICS side-by-side.  I have also 
> strapped a P-IV CPU fan on top of the two cards to blow some 
> air over them....running tests now to see if that actually 
> helps anything.  If it does, I'll be sure to send you a picture :)

Ben, I checked the datasheet for the part shown in the lspci dump, and it
shows an operating temperature of 0-55 degrees C.  You said you measured 50
degrees C, so you're within the safe range.  Did the fans help?

Here's the datasheet:


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