fc3 randomly freezing on a Dell Inspiron 5150

Scot L. Harris webid at cfl.rr.com
Wed Feb 9 19:54:37 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-02-09 at 14:47, Peter James Morgan wrote:

> gkrellm was showing the CPU temperature within a normal level 60-70oC at 
> the time of the freeze.

Do you mean Fahrenheit or Celsius?  60 to 70 C sounds pretty hot to me. 
I thought it was 60 to 70 F was typical?
> > With acpi off if it is stable does the fan run all the time?  
> Fan operates normally without ACPI.
> > Not sure but it seems like there should be some where to specify
> > thresholds for when the fan runs.  
> Sorry, but the machine was fairly cool to the touch, certainly not 
> hotter than it has been before.
> It is a development machine, so it tends to run short but rather intense 
> CPU load (lots of editing, followed by lots of compiling).
> Thanks,
> Peter.

So your options are to run with acpi off.  Does that present any issues?

Are there any bug filed against acpi?

Anyone else with the same hardware seeing similar problems?

Scot L. Harris
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