[arch-general] Laptop cooling fan does not work

Peter Nabbefeld peter.nabbefeld at gmx.de
Fri Aug 26 11:30:36 UTC 2016

Am 26.08.2016 um 12:30 schrieb Rodrigo Rivas via arch-general:
>> Usually, when the laptop warmed up, a loud noise from some fan arised - this has gone.
>> Adapter: ISA adapter
>> Physical id 0:  +53.0°C  (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
>> Core 0:         +53.0°C  (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
>> Core 1:         +48.0°C  (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
>> Core 2:         +51.0°C  (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
>> Core 3:         +49.0°C  (high = +84.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
> It doesn't seem that your system is missing the fan, at least the CPU
> temperature looks just fine.
> Can you try to load the CPU some more to see if it heats up too much.
> What I mean is that maybe before the fan was at top speed when it
> wasn't actually needed, and now it is working better...
> --
> Rodrigo Rivas
After installing Linux 4.7.2, the situation seems to be better, but not 
as good as before.

Fan is running and speed is rising, but obviously not to its maximum. 
Before I got Linux 4.7, the fan was really loud, when I used some 
graphics - now the max speed seems to be limited.


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