Subject: Re: MSI 6501 Dual AMD Athlon MP & 1.6 i386 MP kernel
To: None <tech-smp@NetBSD.ORG>
From: MLH <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 09/11/2002 17:42:55
On 11 Sep 2002 12:00:01 -0500, Bill Squier wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 04:52:33PM +0000, MLH wrote:
>> For a while, I thought it was a heat-related failure, because the
>> lm driver was indicating ~68C and ~72C cpu temperatures (the bios
>> indicates more like ~45C) and it was behaving almost exactly like
>> other athlons I have seen which were running too hot and under
>> stress. X running xscreensaver or just resizing windows under some
>> conditions seems to trigger it.
> Just to verify, on the bios screen which presents the temperature, try
> pressing return (or other keys which cause an update).  I've seen several
> BIOSes which report bogus values until you do so.

No change. The regular bios temp and fan updates appear stable
temps at approx. 28C 41C 48C. envstat reports 28.00 63.50 70.00

We also ran a winbond-based utility for Solaris86 and it agreed
with the bios values.