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Did you compile support for this CPU into kernell ??
It looks like the kernell doesn't know about it at all
Marco Calviani pisze:
> Hi Beso,
> actually i'm getting this error:
> cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/TZ01/polling_frequency
> <polling disabled>
> cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/TZ01/cooling_mode
> <setting not supported>
> On 10/9/07, Beso <givemesugarr@...> wrote:
>> your thermal doesn't poll.... make it poll like this:
>> echo "2 seconds" >
>> or wichever thermal zone is in /proc/acpi/thermal_zone. then verify your
>> trip points in the same THRM directory but in the file trip_points. you
>> should see something like this:
>> critical (S5): 105 C
>> passive: 76 C: tc1=3 tc2=1 tsp=150 devices=CPU0
>> active: 67 C: devices= FN1
>> active: 57 C: devices= FN2
>> in the eg passive means that your cpu is downclocked since it has passed 76
>> degrees C
>> active  means that your fan is triggered to on
>> active means that the fan is not triggered and it is shut down.
>> the critical point is when the system shuts down.
>> if the polling_frequency tweak doesn't work then you have another problem
>> (eg i had to compile the fan and thermal module included in kernel since
>> modprobing them would not start the fan). if it works copy the tweak command
>> and put it in some init script (i put it at the start of /etc/init.d/xdm so
>> that i'm sure it loads after acpi, since that file doesn't exists without
>> acpi loaded).
>> then try installing kima if you're using kde and add the kima kmenu applet
>> to monitor some things. you should be able to see that the processor hardly
>> passes 60 degrees while thermal goes high till the passive point and over;
>> if you monitor also the cpu load and freq you should be able to see how your
>> processors reacts to programs. remember to also install the klaptopdaemon
>> since is quite useful in controlling the cpufreq_utils governors and acpi
>> settings. try also the laptop_mode-tools and see if they can help you have a
>> better use for your disk. the last thing that you can also install is the
>> hddtemp for monitoring your disk temperature.
>> 2007/10/9, Marco Calviani <marco.calviani@...>:
>>> Hi list,
>>> i have a Santa Rosa (Core 2 Duo T7300) Acer AS5720 laptop, and i'm
>>> getting problems with the temperature of the CPU. In particular i'm
>>> using the coretemp module for determining the core temperature.
>>> Normally (using cpufreqd and the "ondemand" governor) the CPU stays at
>>> nearly 50C (which i think is quite high since in windows , using Core
>>> Temp it gives about 30C).
>>> While compiling this increases up to 95-100C (after which it shuts
>>> down). The problem is that the fan is not spinning up at all!
>>> What can be the cause of this behaviour? consider that i'm using an up
>>> to date system with gentoo-sources-2.6.22-r8.
>>> Any help appreciated,
>>> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list
>> dott. ing. beso
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