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Hi Jordi, thanks for your speedy reply :)
Jordi Molina wrote:
> Centrino CPU speed should be handled by a speed governor daemon (have
> a look at the ACPI guide at gentoo.org)
> Keep in mind that if you want to have battery for more time, it's
> normal that this daemon reduces the CPU if its not used, the same
> daemon will raise up the speed as soon as the current speed becames
> too low (compiling, i.e.)
I should have explained better. I've read the ACPI guide and set Gentoo
up accordingly - and under normal usage the temperature is OK. However
if I start doing anything stressful, like compiling - that's when I end
up creeping towards 80 degrees and possibly beyond (I daren't let it get
I do a lot of software dev, and a lot of compiling under win32 - but I
never encounter this problem. Even if I set the processor to high
performance (I use SpeedSwitchXP under Win32), the temperature is always
I'm scared ;-)
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