/proc/acpi problem 2.6.23

Ron Yorston rmy at tigress.co.uk
Mon Dec 3 09:27:20 UTC 2007


mike simpson (mikieboy) <no-reply-gw at fcp.surfsite.org> wrote:
>done
>bugzilla id no.407751

Thanks for raising the bug report, Mike.

I had what appears to be the same problem with a fresh installation of
FC8 on a Dell Latitude L400 yesterday.  The battery and thermal_zone
directories in /proc/acpi exist but don't contain any useful
information:  they claim that there is no battery and that the CPU
temperature is always 50C.

During the big post-install 'yum update' the system shut down
unexpectedly, possibly due to overheating.  I'd say this was reason
enough to increase the severity of the bug.

Ron




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