For those who were following and assisting the EMERGENCY build problem.

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Fri Nov 14 11:01:42 GMT 2008

On Friday 14 November 2008, Eberhard Roloff wrote:
>Steven Vollom wrote:
>> I have booted the computer and left it running for more than half an
>> hour.  Although the heat sink fan is still not spinning, the computer is
>> running quiet; nothing seems to be heating up.  I put my finger on cool
>> components.
>> My new monitor should be here tomorrow so I can get the bios set up and
>> new OS hopefully installed.  So far it appears the build is just fine.
>> Thanks again to all who helped.
>> Steven
>I am glad that it is running so nicely and on low temperature, now.
>Maybe you are operating to many fans within your case, so that the cpu
>cooler gets a fair amount of cool air, so that the CPU fan does not need
>to spin?
>Anyway, I would recommend you to install lmsensors and ksensors, since
>this will probably (i.e. if your chipset is supported by lmsensors)
>allow you to monitor your temperatures from within the running KDE session.
I personally am a great fan of gkrellm.  Live, on all screens monitoring.

>Kind regards

Cheers, Gene
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