Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: Jon Schlueter <jon.schlueter@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Gentoo + T40?
Date: Wed, 04 May 2005 13:21:50
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] Gentoo + T40? by Praveen C
I purchased a laptop cooling pad that I keep my laptop when I'm
compiling and it helps drop a couple of degrees off of the system

Jon Schlueter

On 5/3/05, Praveen C <cpraveen@×××××.com> wrote:
> > I'm still hitting 70-71 degrees when compiling, which is still a concern > > - but to aid my paranoia, I've written a couple of scripts that enable > > me to cut down the CPU speed to 1/3 or 2/3 of full power, which keeps me > > at a more comfortable 45-50 or 55-60 degrees whilst compiling. > > This is supposed to be normal but I too am uncomfortable with that. > Laptops are designed to operate at higher temperatures. My previous > thinkpad R40e would run at around 72C at full load. My new iBook G4 > (1.2 GHz) runs at 58-60C at full load but that is because it has a > very powerful fan. I have found that hard-disk heating is more of a > problem since it causes lot of discomfort to your palm while working. > > -- > > > -- > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list > >
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