any tool which monitor my cpu temperature and shutdown my machine automatically

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 20:36:31 UTC 2010


On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 19:22 +0100, ms wrote:
> On 28/07/10 18:36, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> > On 7/28/10 12:12 PM, ms wrote:
> >> On 25/07/10 23:15, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> >>> On 7/25/10 12:12 PM, loody wrote:
> >>>> hi:
> >>>> Can this tool also automatically shutdown my machine if the
> >>>> temperature over the limit?
> >>>> appreciate your help,
> >>>> miloody
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> You don't need to worry about that loody, all machines within the last
> >>> (almost decade now) will automatically shut down if their thermal
> >>> sensors detect the processor go above the manufacture set maximum temp
> >>> which would cause damage to the CPU.  They also won't turn on if they
> >>> detect that no fan is running (this has been the last couple years in
> >>> all mother boards,) if the fan shut down (within the last couple years,)
> >>> and some boards will even detect if the temperature of the entire board
> >>> + CPU is rising at a steady rate above normal (as sort of a secondary
> >>> diagnostic to double check the first two ~ this is very rare and mostly
> >>> only workstations and motherboards do this as they are critical).
> >>>
> >>
> >> Not entirely accurate. My laptop suffers of an obscure bug that
> >> sometimes prevents it to suspend correctly -the machine does not suspend
> >> but the fans go off. In this case, I have to immediately shut down to
> >> avoid the temperature going too high.
> >>
> >> m.
> >>
> >
> > Seems more like a manufacturers problem, specifically with their bios
> 
> Probable.
> 
> > you also have to understand that mobile processors do have a higher
> > tjunction (sometimes) a way higher tjunction, and what you might assume
> > is hot might not actually be hot.  Most people inaccurately temp laptops
> > because the ambient temperature is so high.
> 
> Well, I mean that gkrellm reports temperatures rapidly going from the 
> normal 60 degrees towards 80-90 when the fans stop. The point is that 
> even if the fans go down, the laptop does not shut down.

Are you able to dual boot Windows and does the machine stop, when it
should, in Windows? That might solve whether it is a BIOS problem or an
OS one. I would think that the machine would shut itself off once temps
reach a certain point, just to save itself. Ric 








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