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

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Fri Nov 14 11:40:01 GMT 2008


Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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
>> 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.
> 
Sure, and indeed, it is so much nicer. There are others, as well.
I just thought that a KDE application would be the app of choice.

Basically any frontend will do. Just be sure that you are able to 
monitor your cpu temperatures.

Kind regards

Eberhard




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