Re: high temperature with gnumach and hurd
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> > Hi there,
> > just wanted to tell you, that the temperature of my cpu is raising to
> > very high values, while having the hurd system running.
> > If I am working with linux, the temperature of the cpu is somewhere
> > below 60°C (under heavy load), but if I boot the hurd thing and don't do
> > anything, the temperature raises to higher 60's and the bios temperature
> > warning starts howling.
> This is intended behaviour: GNU/Hurd is a *hot* OS :-)
> > Did anyone else recognize this problem?
> Maybe GNUmach should idle/hlt the CPU when all tasks/threads
> are idle?
This was sort of brought up a while ago with respect to a laptop.
Mach actively sends idle instructions to the cpu, so the cpu is always
at full usage, this may be causing the heat up.
> > Thanks,
> > Jochen
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