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Re: CPU fan control

bebertii wrote:
> I tested this 
> dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/null
> twice to see if temperature is better regulated.

I think you are trying to run a high cpu load with that command.  But
using (pseudo)random bits from the kernels entropy pool can degrade
the randomness for other programs that need use of those bits.
Fortunately it is easy to generate a high cpu load by running other
cpu intensive tasks.  Here are a couple of suggestions.

  $ yes | sha1sum

  $ perl -e '$t=1; while (1) { $t = sqrt $t }'


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