> -----Original Message----- > From: Michael P. Soulier [mailto:[email protected]] > Sent: Saturday, December 13, 2003 12:38 PM > To: [email protected] > Subject: Re: hot laptop > > > On 12/12/03 Jim Cornette did say: > > > cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/* > > > > gives the below output for my machine. > > > > cooling mode: active > > <polling disabled> > > state: ok > > temperature: 44 C > > critical (S5): 100 C > > passive: 97 C: tc1=4 tc2=3 tsp=40 devices=0xcf6b6d80 > > My cooling mode didn't show as active, and the laptop got up > to 59 C and > seems to keep rising. Is there a way to tell it to start cooling? > Hmmm... On my Dell D600, This is what I get <not supported? <polling disabled} state ok temp 43C Critical 102C and... My fans' _always_ on. There's nothing under /proc/acpi/fan/ also.