CPU overheating

José Matos jamatos at fc.up.pt
Sun May 27 19:25:39 UTC 2007

On Sunday 27 May 2007 12:29:42 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 the same problem using an HP Compaq nx8220. I have reported this to the 
list before and I think I have reported this error before. I am running the 
latest kernel from rawhide (2.6.21-1.3194.fc7).

José Abílio

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