Re: Thinkpad T61 Critical temperature reached (103 C), shutting down
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 7:25 PM, green <email@example.com> wrote:
> Alphonse Ogulla wrote at 2013-08-13 04:02 -0500:
>> Aug 10 23:05:57 curiosity kernel: [ 3601.433022] thinkpad_acpi:
>> THERMAL EMERGENCY: a sensor reports something is extremely hot!
>> Aug 10 23:05:57 curiosity kernel: [ 3601.434875] thinkpad_acpi:
>> temperatures (Celsius): 87 42 33 62 50 N/A 34 N/A 40 46 56 N/A N/A N/A
>> N/A N/A
>> Aug 10 23:05:57 curiosity kernel: [ 3601.435288] Critical temperature
>> reached (103 C), shutting down.
>> Aug 10 23:05:57 curiosity shutdown: shutting down for system halt
> Hm, why does the list of temperatures not include the cited 103 degC?
I think the temperature was rising faster than the logging rate
>> After a lot of googling, I decided to tear down the laptop, expose the
>> cooling fan and give it a good vacuum job to get rid of any dust that
>> might have accumulated and was possibly interfering with the CPU
>> cooling. I assembled all the pieces, rebooted and re-run the rsync
>> copy command which this time ran to completion without overheating.
> Assuming that the processor is actually overheating, perhaps it would
> help to remove the heatsink and replace the thermal compound (Arctic
> Silver seems to be the recommended replacement).
Thanks. The CPU is currently at 60 C with minimal load so shall do that as well.