[arch-general] Laptop cooling fan does not work
emily at emilyshepherd.me
Fri Aug 26 13:16:34 UTC 2016
On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 01:30:36PM +0200, Peter Nabbefeld wrote:
>>>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)
>>Am 26.08.2016 um 12:30 schrieb Rodrigo Rivas via arch-general:
>>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...
>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.
As Rodrigo says, I wouldn't expect your fan to be running at full speed
for temperatures like that. With your new setup are you ever reaching
higher temperatures? If not, that seems like a good thing, surely? You
wouldn't want your computer to be regularly overheating through standard
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