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    SubjectRe: [ibm-acpi-devel] 2.6.33-rc2: regression: gkrellm no longer shows all the temperatures on thinkpad x60

    > > > Well, I'm not sure its completely fixed. I got this in my syslog:
    > > >
    > > > thinkpad_acpi: THERMAL EMERGENCY: a sensor reports something is
    > > > extremely hot!
    > > > thinkpad_acpi: temperatures (Celsius): 95 47 N/A 89 47 N/A 41 N/A 51
    > > > 61 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    > >
    > > And the extremely hot sensor is that 89°C, which is the GPU I think (varies
    > > from thinkpad to thinkpad). That is not normal, and I'd say it needs
    > > repair, probably a badly seated heatsink or failed thermal interface
    > > compound.

    Well, I'd prefer not to open it unless absolutely neccessary. It is my
    primary machine.

    > Hmm... come to think of it, the CPU is also quite hot (95°C), and it usually
    > shares the heatsink system with the GPU/north bridge, so the problem might
    > be on the CPU side of things.
    > While it can easily be a hardware problem in the heatsink, we could also
    > have a screwed up ACPI thermal control in our hands once again (either
    > kernel bug, or bogus ACPI firmware in the laptop).

    Well, galeon (web browser) started misbehaving -- eating 100% cpu --
    lately, so maybe that's it.

    (cesky, pictures)
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