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Re: amd64 system powering down

On Mon, 7 Jul 2008, Kurt Schreiner wrote:
> Hm, I think I've tracked my problem down to the following: Doesn't matter
> what kernel I use, just switching from X11 to console via F1 brings the
> notebook down in a minute or so. One of the temperature sensors goes from
> ca. 70 degC to over 110 degC and eventually the beast is shut down by the
> BIOS... Switching back to X11 (while it's still running ;-) doesn't change
> anything.
> Graphic chip is (from scanpci):
>  pci bus 0x0001 cardnum 0x00 function 0x00: vendor 0x1002 device 0x3154
>  ATI Technologies Inc M24 1T [FireGL M24 GL]
> Perhaps I should try X11 from pkgsrc instead of the native one?

does top show anything working harder?


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