[RC5] D.net causing overheating

Andrew Barber abarber2 at ix.netcom.com
Thu Nov 15 15:31:46 EST 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Lubert" <plasmahh at gmx.net>
> Me too. I had a PIII700 with a bad heatsink, in a Mini Tower. Whenever the
> dnetc was runnning, the processor was heating up. Normaly it was ~ 41°C and
> with dnetc it sometimes went up to 58°C !! That wasn't a problem for the
> CPU, but for my graphic card. It wasnt properly cooled then, because inside
> the tower the temperature went up. So it hang after a while, ~1-2hours of
> work. Wasn't there a option like "pause if temperature limit has reached"
> for the macs, or ppcs ??? I have also monitoring devices for my systems,
> perhaps one could implement it for x86 as well, it shouldn't be that hard
> on linux machines, as they have /proc interfaces to their sensors...
> perhaps something like "pause if reaches x°C and unpause if below y°C
> again" would be really cool

I am nost sure about Linux, but under Windows using Motherboard Monitor you can have a program execute if the CPU/System reaces a
cetrtain tempature, I just put dnetc -shotdown in there

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