Re: Over-heating CPU on 2.6.16 with Thinkpad G41

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed May 17 2006 - 13:34:36 EST

On Út 16-05-06 03:05:06, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> Last night compiling kernels in my hotel, my CPUs kept over-heating.
> I have a IBM Thinkpad G41 which has a pentium 4 HT.
> Before compiling, my CPU temp would start at 65C and go up to 82 before I
> kill the compile. At 80 it warns me. I rebooted a few times, but it would
> always happen. Thinking this might be bad hardware, I rebooted into
> 2.6.12, and saw that the CPU temperature would be at 52C?? I had no more
> problems compiling.

Temperatures up-to 95C are okay on many machines.

> I recently added the Suspend2 patch and that might be the culprit, But I
> just booted, a version of 2.6.16 that doesn't have the patch, and it too
> seems to be runnig hot.

Ask nigel if you suspenct that patch. But from your description it
screams "random overheating".

> Hmm, could this be the "acpi_sleep=s3_bios" that Suspend2 asks for?
> I haven't removed that option yet.

This option has 0 effect until you suspend to RAM.

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