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Re: cpu overheating

On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 08:39:25PM +0300, Constantine Kousoulos wrote:
> Hello,
> When i do a cold start, the cpu fan barely spins. The result is that in 
> a few minutes the cpu overheats and the system automatically shuts down. 
> When i immediately turn it on again, the system detects the cpu's high 
> temperature and begins spinning at higher speeds for the rest of the 
> time. In both cases, the cpu fan never icreases or decreases it's speed, 
> it just continues spinning at a constant speed since the system's startup.
> I have a debian-amd64 notebook, with a turion64 processor. The above 
> mentioned behavior remains no matter what kernel i use.

Perhaps there is a BIOS option to enable/disable dynamic fan speed
control.  Sounds like it's enabled and not working too well.  Disabling
it shouldn't interfere with user/kernel software that tries to control
it later.



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