5108Re: [linux-dell-laptops] computer overheats
- Jul 4, 2001Op woensdag 4 juli 2001 15:47, schreef je:
> El día Wed, Jul 04, 2001 at 02:58:40PM +0200, Joost Kremers escribió:mmm, that may make sense... when i run the program, other programs do have
> > hi all,
> > located). more seriously: the fan never kicks in... this is strange,
> > because a) the fan is located in the exact same corner; b) the heat is so
> > strong that i can feel it through the keyboard.
> > does anyone know which piece of hardware is generating this heat? (in
> > other words: which piece of hardware is located in this position?)
> I'll bet it's the microprocessor. On my i3700 it's more or less between
> F8-F11 and U-P keys, but the heat sink it's over backspace.
> Linux kernel usually halts the processor when it's idle, but if you are
> extensivelly using it, it cannot, so it gets hotter.
some trouble getting their work done. i'll try renicing the process then.
> > what could be the reason that the fan does not start? is this ahow do i do that? and doesn't that have other consequences?
> > malfunction, or should i alter some settings?
> What BIOS version do you have? DELL rised temperature levels for the fan
> to work (so much that at 30 celcius degrees of ambient temperature and
> extremely using the CPU my fan didn't start) on versions A11 and A12 of the
> BIOS on the i3800 (A12 and A13 on i3700).
> I had to downgrade to A11 (you would do to A10; mine it's a i3700,
> remenber) if I wanted the fan to work. And even this way, it gets quite
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a computer virus is a program that:
- spreads like wildfire
- gets on your computer without you wanting it
- can cause unexpected system failures and data loss
pray tell, which part of this definition does *not* apply to Windows?
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