temperature (was: FAO Ubuntu team : feature request : CPU frequency control ?
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Wed Mar 30 20:05:05 UTC 2005
Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
>> You might have luck with the 'athcool' package;
>> on my Athlon XP it allows the system to run noticeably quieter.
>> Read the documentation and be aware of the potential risks, however,
>> as YMMV depending on your particular hardware.
>> - mdz
> Matt ! Thank you !!!!
> I just tried this package, it seems to work !
> This is just in time for X-mas, that's a superb, marvelous X-mas
> present, thank you ! :o))
> I turned it on about 30 minutes ago, and haven't yet experienced
> any of the ill effects described in the man page ! :-)
> I checked the peudo 'file' in /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature
> and it shows that the temperature has been lower by almost
> 20 degrees my god !! :o))))
> I used to run about 55+ degrees, now it's more like low 40-- ! :o)
> My motherboard can't vary fan speed, but recently I built a DIY speed
> controller of my own, so I will be able to turn the speed down
> and make it more quiet ! :o)
> Vinc, happy bunny !
i tried some packages that mention temperature in the description,
but the only one i got running is on the console:
sudo hddtemp dev/hda
which is nice when you have those hot maxtor fluid-bearing drives.
but how do you get measurements from the cpu etc ?
kind regards philippe
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