Re: [OT] Sidux, New HP AMD/ATI dv4 Pavilion - sound, fan, ...
Daryl Styrk <email@example.com>:
> s. keeling wrote:
> > Hi. This is a nice box. I've installed Sidux' latest on it.
> > The fan runs constantly. Gkrellm reports 161.6 F; is that normal?
> > The machine is generally just ticking over, as in not doing anything.
> > Why's the fan running constantly?
> > I've spent the past three days hunting for clues. k8temp kernel
> > module, lm_sensors, ... no effect. Suggestions please?
> > AMD Turion Dual core, ATI Radeon graphics, 3 Gb RAM.
> That seems pretty hot to me.. Is that a constant temp? Have you looked
> for a hung process? My T-61 is sitting at 102F currently and will climb
> as high as 155-156F when something is hung up. But the normal usage
> temp swings between 102F - 122F..
Propping up its back feet, increasing airflow, takes it down to 140 F,
and the fan's backed off a lot. lm_sensors is working, everything
else seems normal, ... 21st Cent. HW. :-|
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