[Mageia-discuss] Laptop running hot
bogusman222 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 08:56:57 CEST 2012
On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 12:20 AM, Morgan Leijström <fri at tribun.eu> wrote:
> söndagen den 12 augusti 2012 01.51.34 skrev Liam R E Quin:
> > On Fri, 2012-08-10 at 12:39 +0300, Max Quarterpleen wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 12:20 AM, Liam R E Quin <liam at holoweb.net>
> > > > How are you determining that it's hot? Is it just that the fan is
> > > > always running? Does booting with noapic help?
> > >
> > > By running gkrellm and seeing that the temperature monitor on the HDD
> > > not climbing above 40C.
> Can you see CPU and GPU temperature ?
> Can you see fan speed?
Maybe I'm missing some packages...?
> > Erm, this sounds like your system is *not* running hot, but that the fan
> > is always on.
> On T61my HD is cooler than that even when CPU is working hard and is 80 C
> > It's difficult to guess from such incomplete information. You could try
> > running "powertop" in a console (konsole?) and see, but I think you said
> > your CPUs were not at 100% busy. So it might be a bios issue with your
> > laptop, e.g. needing a special boot option with the latest kernel.
> Morgan Leijström
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