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Re: cpu temp 85oC!!

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  • Kevin
    ... Hi Erny, According to the man page (man i8kmon), it appears you want to create a file /etc/i8kmon or ~/.i8kmon and put the configuration lines in that. If
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 1, 2003
      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "erny_byaru"
      <erny_byaru@y...> wrote:
      > [...]
      >
      > > try fn-z to tell the bios
      > > to reread the cpu temperature.
      >
      > which file must i edit to set the realm and hysteresis temperature
      > values for the fans?
      >
      > erny

      Hi Erny,

      According to the man page (man i8kmon), it appears you want to create
      a file /etc/i8kmon or ~/.i8kmon and put the configuration lines in
      that. If your cpu temperature reads 85C (cat /proc/i8k), then your
      problem is not with the temperature ranges of i8kmon, though.

      Cheers,

      Kevin

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      CONFIGURATION
      The program has builtin defaults and temperature thresholds but
      users can specify their own settings in configuration files
      /etc/i8kmon and ~/.i8kmon. The daemon defines 4 states with different
      fan speeds ({0 0}, {1 0}, {1 1}, {2 2}) and for each state are
      defined the temperature thresholds which cause the switching to a
      higher or lower state. Furthermore each state can have different
      thresholds for operation on ac power or battery. For example the
      following configuration:


      set config(0) {{0 0} -1 60 -1 65}
      set config(1) {{1 0} 50 70 55 75}
      set config(2) {{1 1} 60 80 65 85}
      set config(3) {{2 2} 70 128 75 128}


      defines state 0 with both fans off, high threshold of 60 degrees (65
      on battery) and low threshold -1, which is actually never reached
      since 0 is the lowest state. When the high threshold is reached the
      program switches to state 1 (left low, right off) which has a high
      threshold of 70 degrees and a low threshold of 48 degrees. If the
      temperature drops below 48 the program will switch back to state 0,
      if it rises above 70 it will enter state 2, and so on. For better
      operation the temperature ranges should be overlapping with an
      hysteresis of at least 10 degree, i.e. 1={50 70},2={60 80} is better
      than 1={50 70},2={70 80}. It must be rembered that the low
      threshold of state 0 must be -1 and the high threshold of state 3
      must be 128.


      If your laptop has only one fan you should specify a'-' instead of
      the fan speed of the missing fan, for example:


      set config(2) {{1 -} 60 80 65 85}

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