overheated laptop

Satish Balay balay at fastmail.fm
Sun Nov 28 16:37:30 UTC 2004

On Sun, 28 Nov 2004, sly wrote:

> in the past few hours of working the cpu speed was ok, but the temperature
> averaged 70C, from 67-73C, the fan kept running at the same speed, medium. on
> the other side, the performance is poor. it takes long to do anything!

can you do 'cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_available_frequencies'

One way to speedup up is to use an additional option in /etc/cpuspeed.conf

OPTS="-i 1"


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