Subject: Re: acpi overheating
To: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Patrick Welche <email@example.com>
Date: 12/13/2007 12:56:51
On Wed, Dec 12, 2007 at 07:16:32PM +0100, Juan RP wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:49:43 +0000
> Patrick Welche <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > It seems that new acpi/powermanagement is not reading temperature
> > properly anymore.
> > After a serious compile, this laptop is too hot for a lap, yet envstat
> > reads
> > [acpitz0]
> > temperature: 24.000 degC
> > atactl wd0 smart status reads 37.
> Do you have both acpiec devices?
> acpiec* at acpi?
> acpiecdt* at acpi?
Yes. Now envstat tells me 26 degC, so the value does change. The laptop
is too hot to hold, so this is too low. BTW this laptop has happily been
tracking current for 2 years, so it isn't a special hardware case...