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Re: Powerbook produces a lot more heat after kernel upgrade

On Sat, 2004-11-13 at 09:57 +0100, Richard Hult wrote:
> Hi,
> > Today I compiled the 2.6.9 stock kernel + Ben's suspend
> > patch. However I am experiencing a lot of extra heet production as
> > opposed to the kernel. I have locked my cpu at the lowest
> > frequency (it is fast enough), and with the the fan was
> > almost always off except with excessive loads. But while using
> > the 2.9.6 the fans have to cool down my albook a lot more.
> > 
> > I haven't made any significant change to my kernel config. I have
> > a PowerBook5,4 running at 1,33 MHz (well 666 MHz actually).
> I can confirm this on my PowerBook 5,4 1.5GHz. Although the temperature 
> rise happened when upgrading from the debian kernel package for 2.6.7 to 
> 2.6.8. The idle temperature goes up ~4 degrees celcius, just by booting 
> with 2.6.8 or later instead of 2.6.7. A friend with the same model is 
> also experiencing this.

That's weird... I don't have an explanation off-hand.


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