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Re: Pismo status

On Wed, May 17, 2000 at 12:54:22PM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:
> > Tim Wojtulewicz wrote:
> > > No it's definitely supposed to have a fan.  It comes on in MacOS.
> > > The problem is that the PMU is not fully supported yet, so it doesn't
> > > understand that the processor is too hot.  I'm trying to find
> >                       ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > Does this mean that I can damage the machine if I just run a high-load
> > program?!?
> I strongly doubt that. The PMU should handle this autonomously, regardless
> of Linux support for the PMU.

Also, i think the ppc cpu will halt itself when becoming too hot, and not let
itself burn. At elast it was so since the earlier 680x0 cpus.



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