Laptop CPU Temp increase when idle - FC5
terryjr386 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 23:18:25 UTC 2006
On 4/3/06, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette at insight.rr.com> wrote:
> Chris Jones wrote:
> >> Do you see any change in temps right after you go from a system that
> >> been idle for a long period and after 5 or 10 minutes of use?
> > Well, depends what you mean by "use" - Do you have cpu speedstepping
> > working ? For me the cpu temp is a strong function of how fast the cpu
> > is. Idling, it sits at 600MHz and with that the temps stay low. If I
> > read a few emails etc. for 5-10 mins, this does not really work the cpu
> > so it stays at 600MHZ and the temps stay low.
> > If I start really exercising the cpu, build a package etc., it goes up
> > to its full 1500MHZ, and then the cpu warms up and gkrellm kicks in with
> > the fans.
> > I have not really paid that much attention to the temps, I will do and
> > report back, but I cannot say I've noticed anything different to how it
> > was with FC4.
> > cheers Chris
> >> Clifford
> My temperature and speed is about the same as in FC4 and earlier
> versions of FC. gkrellm itself causes the cpu to go into the maximum
> speed when I opened it for a few minutes. Closing it down again let
> things settle down again. Maybe gkrellm is the problem.
> I have xscreensavers-base installed and do not see any speedup in cpu
> utilization. I do not have gnome-screensaver installed either.
> 18:34:36 up 6 days, 11:17, 8 users, load average: 0.44, 0.55, 0.52
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I switched to the Gnome Screen saver and that fixed my CPU speedup and temp
problem on my Inspiron 600m. I am running FC5 on the 600m and it was
upgraded from FC4. Currently Using the Picture folder screen saver.
Terry Snyder Jr
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