Re: cpu overheating
On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 08:39:25PM +0300, Constantine Kousoulos wrote:
> 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