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Re: [OT] Sidux, New HP AMD/ATI dv4 Pavilion - sound, fan, ...

Daryl Styrk <darylstyrk@gmail.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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