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Re: somewhat worrying messages from syslog



On Tuesday 12 April 2005 02:18 pm, nicholas manojlovic wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> After a clean install of fc3 (long story), Ive managed to finally update
> the system with redhat packages, including the latest kernel (2.6.11-?).
>
> As I was downloading some further packages from the Planet Ccrma apt, I
> recieved this message from the syslog via terminal:
>
> Apr 13 04:13:32 localhost kernel: CPU1: Temperature above threshold
> Apr 13 04:13:32 localhost kernel: CPU0: Temperature above threshold
> Apr 13 04:13:32 localhost kernel: CPU0: Running in modulated clock mode
> Apr 13 04:13:32 localhost kernel: CPU1: Running in modulated clock mode
>
> I have a P4, w/ hyper-threading and using a Shuttle designed
> case/cooling system (thermal). Its currently 4.15am, so not sure if
> cron's are being strange. Its a moderate room temperature.
>
> I rebooted into the old kernel installed on the FC3 disks, but have
> recieved the message again. My system-monitor is all over the place with
> CPU usage, but stable with RAM usage.
>
> Is this damaging? Any help? Ideas?
>
> At this stage Im going to shutdown the computer and use Windows XP for
> the next few days until I get a clearer picture of whats going on - will
> that help the situation if this is a Linux related issue?
>
> Can I be confident that the system would shut-down before any actual
> damage occured?
>
> Im also due to give the case a good vacuum.
>
> Hope Im not over-reacting,
> Niko
Look in you /var/messages as the tempratures should have been recorded in the 
messages log for thoes times and dates.
-- 
John H Ludwig


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