Windows cool now linux hot (temperature) on my laptop

Jason Hall jayce at lug-nut.com
Mon Mar 19 15:04:51 MDT 2007


On Monday 19 March 2007 09:32, Matthew Frederico wrote:
> Before I "Restore" windows - has anybody heard of a way to keep laptops
> from frying your hands as you type - in linux?
>

cpufreq?  are you running full-bore in linux, when you could scale back during 
off times?

Also, with all the discussion of video, boot into text mode, see if it 
changes.  That'll answer your video driver question.

More likely I'd bet it's cpu frequency, and fan control.

--
Jayce^



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