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Re: Powerbook G4 1.33 GHz CPU temperature

On Mon, Sep 06, 2004 at 07:55:33PM +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > However, with these settings, the fan is almost all the time at speed 128.
> > If I don't do anything, the temperature is around 48°C.
> So why is your fan running at this temperature? The fan starts
> definitly at 50°C at the default setting.

Because I usually do not let my laptop sitting idle. :-)
When I'm actually using it, it goes up to 50 quite easily.

> Have a look at
> "modinfo therm_adt76x" to manipulate the default.

In fact, I compiled it in the kernel. Is there still a way to manipulate the
values ? I haven't found anything about that.

> In my opinion you won't get an answer here. There must be someone
> cooking his cpu at _70_°C to tell some experience. Hmm, if so, does
> the cpu exist anymore? Is try and error the best way to find it out?

It seems so, since it's been reported that the default MacOS setting is
around 68-70°C.

> I am using the 49 degree hysterese at my 1GIG AlBook ;-)
> And search for the tread "therm_adt746x" in this mailing list. Maybe
> there some hints available ;-)


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