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SubjectRe: CPU overheat with 2.2
On Thursday 17 May 2001 16:45, Simon Richter wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2001, Jussi Hamalainen wrote:
> > > CPU is a Pentium 166 MMX on an Asus TX97 mainboard, ISA cards are a
> > > 3c509 and a Soundblaster.
> >
> > The Asus TX97 is known to be a CPU toaster. I've replaced dozens of
> > them because of overheating problems. I don't know why the problem
> > seems to come up with Linux though.
> Hrm, it has worked with 2.0 for two years now, with CPU temperature never
> exceeding 40 degrees Celsius... :-/

Yes, this problem is indeed strange. I once had it happening here, and I
tried several things (playing around with kernel config options, etc) but
nothing would help. However, by now that board has been replaced so I can
offer no more advice.


Nils Holland -
NightCastle Productions - Linux in Tiddische, Germany
"They asked me where this earthquake would begin,
I offered to let them feel my pulse."
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