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SubjectRe: [Bug 464] New: 2.5.64: Dell Inspiron 8000 BIOS A04 EMERGENCY SHUTDOWN!

On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 09:36:29PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > Steps to reproduce:
> > I don't want to describe that here, since I really don't intend to put my
> > machine through yet another emergency shutdown...
> > You need to produce some high CPU load, though...
> Heh, show us /proc/acpi/thermal/*.
Heh, gotcha!
It was in the attachments of bug #464 already... ;-)
(it's /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/*, BTW)

And don't expect any spectacular values just before shutdown there...
The thermal management is almost non-existent according to these values.

> Also don't fear emergency shutdowns -- they do NOT damage
> hardware. [This machine survived >20 of them.]
Yeah, and your 21st shutdown will kill it, for sure ;-)

Thanks for your reply!

Andreas Mohr

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