Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Digest Number 2243
- On 11/28/05, FuturePast <4uturepast@...> wrote:
> > Message: 2That's because you didn't have the right modules loaded. Assuming
> > Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 09:47:30 +0100 (CET)
> > From: roberto <robcatanuto@...>
> > Subject: normal temp or not
> > hello,
> > i hold a Dell D600 laptop
> > kernel 2.6.8
> > distro: debian sarge
> > usually temperature of CPU is about 52-55 degrees C,
> > even with only few applications running: mozilla, gvim, some konsoles...
> > is it normal?
> I would say, normal, yes. When I was running Debian Sid my cpu temp would
> average 55-60C (rather hot.)
you've got a Pentium M, load acpi-cpufreq (or speedstep-centrino on a
pre-2.6.12 kernel) and cpufreq-userspace, then install powernowd and
let it control your cpu speed. You can even shut it down and control
it yourself if you want.
Regards, Alexander Toresson