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Re: laptop fan permanently on in FC5



On Wed, May 10, 2006 at 11:13:55AM -0400, David Cary Hart wrote:
> On Wed, 10 May 2006 02:42:12 +0100, Dave Mitchell <davem iabyn com>
> opined:
> > under FC3, my laptop fan seemed to do the right thing: off or
> > nearly off most of the time; switching to a high speed whirh after
> > the CPU had been at max freq for a while.
> > 
> > Since installing FC5 (and putting in a higher-capacity hard disk),
> > the fan is contantly on at a low-ish speed regardless of CPU
> > frequency.
> > 
> > Any ideas where I should look?
> > 
> > Its a Dell D400 with 1.4GHz Intel Centrino.
> > 
> You first need to eliminate the possibility that you have unexpected
> resource consumption. "top" ? BTW, this happened to me when I first
> install FC5 due to Beagle.

No, this is with zero-ish CPU activity and CPU at minimum frequency.
Also no disk activity.
(as shown by the pretty graphs of the system monitor applet)

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