CPU overheating

dragoran drago01 at gmail.com
Sun May 27 11:32:47 UTC 2007

Ahmed Kamal wrote:
> Hi,
> On my toshiba satellite A105, hibernating (suspend to disk) works very 
> well.
> Suspending to RAM, also works beautifuly, it suspends, flashes the orange
> power button, and resumes perfectly.
> Only problem is (yes there has to be one), waking up from suspend to 
> ram, it
> seems the CPU fan does not run (or runs at minimal speed). Which is 
> why, the
> temperature overheats (100C or so) then I could smell my CPU burning (you
> can imagine how angry/scared that made me) and a few minutes later, the
> hardware protection circuits would poweroff the laptop (thank God).
> I have a bugzie opened (233246) over two months ago, and havent heard 
> from
> anyone. Since this bug can destroy hardware, and since my satellite 
> laptop
> is hardly rare hardware, my preception is that this bug should get some
> attention. I'm open for any testing for quircks that might solve this. 
> Let
> me know of any tricks/quirks I can test, so we can add this to quirks 
> mode.
> PS: I'm still on FC6 though (latest update), not sure if I need to be 
> on F7
this one sounds like a BIOS problem... have you tryed flashing a newer one?

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