LSI MegaRAID 9361-8i Overheating


There aren’t a lot of articles out there on this problem, since I think it’s pretty specific. But hopefully this will help someone else out.

I recently purchased a new LSI MegaRAID 9361-8i RAID controller for a new server. It’s not going to really utilize the 9361-8i to any of its real potential, but I wanted a card that would be fast, reliable, and last for a long time. I thought the 9361-8i was going to be that, but then after installing it and booting up the system… I happened to notice that the heatsink was getting REALLY warm.

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