Subject: Re: Why is my RAM Frying?
To: David Shaw <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/14/2005 21:40:38
In message <>, David Shaw writes:
>How can I tell if my mbmon readings are accurate? It seems to continue
>to read at 201.0 C, so I'm thinking that it's completely off. Any way
>to check (without opening up my case and attempting to melt a finger)?

Can you check what the BIOS says?  Many BIOSes will report temperature; 
while that won't eliminate bad sensor problems, it will rule out NetBSD/
pkgsrc software issues.

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,