UCS C220 M3 fan speed problem
I recently bought a package of Cisco UCS C220 M3 chassis and now am in a test phase.
As soon as it has been unpacked, I upgraded to the last bundle HUU - 1.5 (4) 3 and applied all the updates. It was not far behind anyway - but I wanted to test with the latest versions first. So much easier to upgrade now rather than later :-)
For a few days, the area was quiet and fans ran at a fairly quiet speed. Fans worked fine - but at a slow speed, and it was quite bearable. Even after the installation of XenServer and by installing a VM guest, he continued to run quietly for a while.
However, in the last 24 hours the fan speed have passed through the roof. The box is literally screaming now. What is strange, is that there is almost no load on the system and the environment is cool. Several other devices in the basket are the normal temperatures of 25-30 degrees C all about reporting. The chassis itself is cold to the touch. Even the MMIC reported temperatures in the 1930s.
UCS-Mmic /sensor # show temperature
Name sensor read units min. Max warning status. Warning, default min. Max failure
------------------------- -------------- ---------- ---------- ------------ ------------ ------------ ------------
P1_TEMP_SENS Normal C 34.0 / 74.0 o 79.0
P2_TEMP_SENS Normal C 34.0 / 74.0 o 79.0
Normal RISER1_INLET_TMP 35.0 C / 60.0 o 70.0
Normal RISER2_INLET_TMP 33.0 C / 60.0 o 70.0
Normal RISER1_OUTLETTMP 38.0 C / 60.0 o 70.0
Normal RISER2_OUTLETTMP 33.0 C / 60.0 o 70.0
Normal FP_TEMP_SENSOR 30.0 C / 60.0 o 70.0
Normal DDR3_P1_A1_TEMP 33.0 C / 65.0 o 85.0
DDR3_P2_E1_TEMP Normal C 32.0 / 65.0 o 85.0
PSU1_TEMP Normal 28.0 C / o 60.0 65.0
Normal PSU2_TEMP 30.0 C / o 60.0 65.0
Normal PCH_TEMP_SENS 47.0 C / o 80.0 85.0
UCS-Mmic /sensor #.
fan to see the UCS-Mmic /sensor #.
Name sensor read units min. Max warning status. Warning, default min. Max failure
-------------------- -------------------- ---------- ---------- --------------- --------------- --------------- ---------------
FAN1_TACH1 RPM 10272 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN1_TACH2 RPM 9844 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN2_TACH1 RPM 10272 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN2_TACH2 RPM 9844 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN3_TACH1 RPM 9844 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN3_TACH2 RPM 9844 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN4_TACH1 RPM 10272 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN4_TACH2 RPM 9844 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN5_TACH1 RPM 10272 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
FAN5_TACH2 RPM 9844 Normal 1712 / 1284 o
UCS-Mmic /sensor #.
UCS-Mmic /chassis # see fan-policy
UCS-Mmic /chassis #.
[NB: fan-policy has been set to 'Balanced', but is about to 'Low power' - but changing it made no difference.]
I saw some other assignments with prbolems similar to this which goes back some time, and they almost all referred to as upgrading to the latest firmware which has all the patches for this kind of behavior. But in my case, I already did this. A complete cold reboot also did not help.
Someone at - it other ideas on what could be wrong or what could be the cause? Looks like a bug, but...
I understand your point, your concern, but to give you a better idea, the fan speed may actually go up to 17000 RPMs, from, your server fans are still in a mid-range and for me, it only seems that the heat is probably not that actually dissipated when the door is closed. This is the reason why I mentioned our grids of series R which are tested with UCS and the door is in fact a mesh which ensures heat is out.
Note THE answers useful.
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one of my servers has fans will quickly 6 to 8 k.
My second server of similar configuration is at a normal speed around 2 K.
I had this happen in the past and I think that I've updated the firmware which seemed to fix. but it seems to have reappeared.
I restarted the server, and the fans are always go fast.
both servers are running the BIOS
C126.96.36.199.0 (Build Date: 13/07/2011)
Earlier, I tested just as to completely stop the server and restart that seems to have helped.
except now only PSU fans go around 5 K
the system fans seem to have stabilized to the normal range of 2 to 3K.
my other UCS Server PSU fans are running at 2-2. 5 k.
Temperature is not a problem, they are both running around same time.
.. and are both under minimum load
any ideas as to why the power supply fans are vivid?
I guess I must also point out that your two servers have two different versions of them supply systems which explains the differences of stabilized power supply fan accelerates even after having worked around the bug, in my opinion, one of the servers may have met. UCS-c200 has older PSUS that have two fans online so that fans can run a low speed to maintain the required temperature. UCS-c210 m2 has newer power supplies that have only a single fan in them so they run the fans at higher speeds to maintain the required temperature.
I use Envy15 - 3033CL and its graphics card is the radeon HD7690M.
Operating system is Win8.
When I play LoL, the graphic fan speed goes faster, and when I leave the game, the fan speed will not slow down. There is Full-Speed forever. He needs to restart.
He also performed in win7.
I have installed Chipset Driver Intel and AMD driver catalyst normally, but this problem still bothers me.
Sometimes the fan works well, but now it fails.
Maybe some drivers installed strangely, but I think that I reinstalled the drivers with respect to graphics chipsets.
Please help me to solve this prob.
Sorry for my bad English. Thank you
Thank you for the update. Use another day or two and let me know if it's as it should be. I hope it is.
I have a Dell Inspiron 580 and the processor fan is limit every 13 seconds or more. It runs all the time, but then accelerates. Here's a video of him
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Any suggestions? Thank you!
Read this. It's a question of Dell SupportAssist, MS not update the question.
I m using a Cisco UCS C220 M3 when I tried to install ESXi 5.1.0 custom Cisco after complete the entire process and restart the server. The ESXi has not started it appeared as if there is no operating system.
In addition, before installing ESXi I configured a HDD in RAID 0, initialized the RAMDisk and chosen as a pilot.
Hoping someone could help me.
Unfortunately, the on-board controller is not supported with ESXi. I saw other people using this controller for VMware and makes the work but the behavior is very random and it could work or fail at any time. It is recommended to use one of the controllers of basic PCI or Mezzanine by the ESXi (see c220 m3 datasheet below)
STEP4SELECT CONFIGURATION of RAID (page 21)
I am preparing a UCS C220 M4 with windows 2012 for a customer.
The server is extremely noisy, I mean much more than any other rack server I have ever seen.
All the fan working at the higher rate of speed, as if the server had emergency cooling.
The question is: is this normal? Is the broken Server? Y at - it an option to reduce the 'fan-policy '.
And how it's done.
You have a single cpu?
My L10 cooling fan start always maximum speed, when it turns on it always burst at maximum speed (and noise) and then slow down to a speed (and slient relative). This fan start noise is very annoying (as fan departure every half hour in office work and every 15 minutes in some simple games).
I try muffler or bios settings performance they do not fix the noise and the starting speed.
Maybe Toshiba could release some bios update or patch or something to fix this? (my bios version 2.0)
Maybe this problem has the solution software thrid party?
Or the fan speed max is just a hardware problem?
The same thing my Qosmio F20 and in my opinion, it is not any kind of technical problem. At the moment I'm typing this text and hear Internet radio at the same time. The cooling fan works regularly.
In my opinion, when the operating system runs several different processes running in the background and they need the CPU activity that needs to be cooled correctly. In my opinion, you should check the power settings management settings and change the performance of the processor to lower the level.
If the cooling fan runs every 15 minutes, in my opinion, it is not too often.
The hard drive of my laptop suddenly developed a load of bad blocks without reason apparent, so I replaced it. I started a live linux CD to copy the old drive to the new and left running overnight. When I came back to him, he ran VERY hot. It's not well crushed.
* Since then, the fan worked up a gear more often than before *, in the original Windows installation.
Use a temperature monitoring program, I can see a temperature which is constantly higher than both the CPU and GPU, and I think this must be the problem. I can only think that it is setting the fan speed based on this incorrect measure. I don't know where this temperature is measured, and unfortunately I do not know what it was before the problem started. The new HDD is cool, so it is impossible that the change that caused the problem.
Someone knows something I could try to fix this?
You probably have a higher internal temperature because your new HARD 7200 RPM drive instead of 5400 RPM. For hard drives at 7200 RPM are originally more heat during the backup process racing portable to use high CPU if it s normal behavior that he s hotter than normal.
In any case, the laptop must be also cleaned from time to time using a jet of compressed air as described here:
[How to clean a Toshiba laptop cooling system? | http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=105]
MODEL: G30 - 126
OS: VISTA 32-BIT SP2
How to know the speed of the fan? I have try several programs like "sensor hw monitor" & "fan speed" but it's not watch everything think about the temperature of the CPU just fan speed.
Where is the problem and what I need to do?
Hmm... Why you want to know the speed of the fan?
The fan speed will be automatically controlled and you can t change this or manually control. You can change the method of cooling between performance and battery optimized in Vista power management. Did you check that?
In addition, you can clean the laptop using a jet of compressed air as Akuma written. This could blow out the dust from the cooling fans.
This question been bothering me for a long time but was too lazy to write about it. When I start my laptop, you can hear the fan speed reaching its maximum RPM. But during the game when the laptop is about to reach its maximum temperature for restart, the speed of the fan never hits its maximum RPM. It always seems to be about 50 percent when it will hit the threshold of overheating.
Can you tell me how to solve this problem, so the laptop is we fan maximum RPM during the games or another cpu/gpu intensive process?
I have the latest BIOS and drivers installed to date.
Plan to use everything at stake?
Check the method of cooling for this power plan and set it to maximum performance.
Yesterday, I do BIOS update since version 2.10 to 2.20. The update of configuration correctly but the problem is the fan, the speed is 100% all the time.
others have this problem with this version of bios?
Can I downgrade to the version of the bios?
Thank you and waiting for your answers
Load default settings after updating the BIOS? Go into the BIOS, press the F9 key to load the default values.
Have you tested the behavior of fan with cooling optimized battery option? In Windows power management, you can define more low fan speed in power management to reduce the activity of the fan.
Check this box!
Can someone help me please?
I recently received the Portege M400 from a friend 4 days ago and reformatted for Windows XP Tablet Edition.
Everything's fine until I wanted to move the laptop to my coffee table, but as soon as I move the laptop it freezes, the screen goes black and the fan speed increases dramatically.
So far I have had no success in the resolution of this problem and I really appreciated, is that someone could help me!
Have you installed the OS using a Toshiba recovery media or you have installed the version of the OS?
I have 2 questions, hopefully someone can help me with that.
* The first question - quick fan *.
I'm on online gamer second life and world of the craft of war) recently my fan speed crank up to 90 percent for about 5/10 minutes before leaving quiet. Then speed up again after a period of time. I'm confused as to why he did this because when I check my cpu temp is only make 40%, and I use a cool buffer table.
I'm looking for some advise here because all said Toshiba was making sure I had the latest bios update. But I would have thought it is not the processor overheating the fan must not be crank that quickly. My laptop is only 2 months old.
Can anyone help, should I be worried?
* Second question - graphics driver *.
Also on a couple of times I got my screen briefly go black and then recover. A pop up appears saying something along the lines of the core of the graphics card.... Driver recovered. It flashes if fast, that I never see the entire message. Don't you think that something is wrong with the graphics card? (card nividia geforce gt300m)
I really hope that someone can offer more help that Toshiba has done, as I am a bit unhappy to be problems on a 2 month old laptop.
Thank you for reading and I look forward to any Advisor.
(> I'm on online gamer second life and world of the craft of war) recently my fan speed crank up to 90 percent for about 5/10 minutes before leaving quiet. Then speed up again after a period of time. I'm confused as to why he did this because when I check my cpu temp is only make 40%, and I use a cool buffer table.
> I'm looking for some advice here because all said Toshiba was making sure I had the latest bios update. But I would have thought it is not the processor overheating the fan must not be crank that quickly. My laptop is only 2 months old.
The cooling fan is controlled by the fan table in the BIOS. Fan table contains information about the temperature and the fan speed that means the depands on some level temperature fan speed.
Over all the possible game features as the CPU, GPU, produce heat and the heat dissipation is high
Cooling modules would begin to turn faster if the temperature level would be exceeded
This is nothing exceptional everything at stake
> Also on a couple of times I got my screen briefly go black and then recover. A pop up appears saying something along the lines of the core of the graphics card.... Driver recovered. It flashes if fast, that I never see the entire message. Don't you think that something is wrong with the graphics card? (card nividia geforce gt300m)
I read on a similar question, and apparently, the graphics card DRIVER crashed during games
Maybe it's a compatibility problem between game and pilot
In most cases the graphics card driver update should fix this and I read on some forums that it has helped in many cases
I have a Toshiba Satellite L650-116 psk1je... the fan speed is 89 to 90% almost all the time even if I do not practically nothing on it... I don't have the running games or programs that require a big system configuration.
The core temperature is between 42 to 45 degrees. The problem may come from the latest BIOS version 2.10? I tried to install a previous version of bios 1.80, but he won't let me to install because it is older than the one I have already.
Seems to have started another discussion here and it seems that you have already solved this by cleaning the fans:
I bought a L850 Satellite a week ago.
The fan works fine at first, when I play video games that it goes back to high speed, which is normal.
The problem is to keep it at this speed even when I turn off a game.
For example, my current CPU temperature is 45 c and the fan is 100%. The system idle process is at 2.3%.
I updated the BIOS to version 1.60
Restarting does not help, the fan is not slow at all.
Only when I turn the LAPTOP market again it will start has normally until I got back on a video game.
I'd appreciate any help.
> Only when I turn the LAPTOP market again it will start has normally until I got back on a video game.
Perhaps one of the game treats the sticks in the back of the system and emphasis on the CPU.
This would cause the high-performance cooling module even if the temperature is low.
You can check in the task manager system insists on the central unit and could turn off / close it manually
Am I right that the fan speed is normal without starting the game?
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