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Re: About the laptops ...

On Wed, 21 Aug 2002, Karl E. Jorgensen wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 01:57:18PM +0100, Alessandro Speranza wrote:
> [snip]
> > 
> > I can't keep mine [laptop, ed] on for too long, despite having all the
> > latest acpi patches on a self-compiled 2.4.18 kernel. The CPU
> > temperature, I think, is what causes mine to crash if I keep it on for
> > too long (even throttling when I take a cigarette break)
> Sounds like your fan(s) aren't working hard enough. If it's a Dell, then
> the i8kutils package might help you keep the temperature down.

It's a compaq presario 700, and as far as I know the most of the one who
have it had problems similar to mine. It is much better than at the
beginning now, but still...

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