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Old 02-26-2006, 02:19 PM   #1
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System shuts down due to CPU temperature


System shuts down by it self, when cpu temperature reaches 57 C.I have an athlon 1.2GHz.For this cpu its kind of normal to work on those temperatures.In linux though,system keeps shutig down all the time due to this.How can i set it so that my system should shut down when CPU reaches for example 60 C?Suse 10.0 installed
 
Old 02-26-2006, 04:21 PM   #2
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I'm not sure how to do it via software.

I had a P4 running at about 75 when it shut down. (normal running temp was 55ish)

Turned out to be a faulty cpu fan.

I went out and spent the money for a water cooling system. now my normal running temp is about 30 C
 
Old 02-26-2006, 11:45 PM   #3
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I would check the heatsink and make sure the fins are clear. As to your question, sensors is about the only thing software wise that comes to mind.
 
Old 02-28-2006, 08:38 AM   #4
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I would first check your bios. On many systems, the shutdown is controlled by the bios and not the OS. I'm not a Suse guy, but I am not aware of anything in linux itself, that will cause it to shutdown via a cpu overtemp. The bios however will. Check it out.
 
Old 02-28-2006, 09:20 AM   #5
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System shuts down by it self, when cpu temperature reaches 57 C.I have an athlon 1.2GHz.For this cpu its kind of normal to work on those temperatures
That does not sound like it's normal to me. I've worked on several systems running the old Athlons at 1 - 1.4 GHz and never got a temp that high. At idle, with stock cooling, it should be in the 30's with maybe 50 at load. I'd check your heat sink/fan/air flow to make sure you're getting optimum cooling.
 
Old 02-28-2006, 09:29 AM   #6
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Google "Athlon 1400 spec thermal" and click on the first link for the thermal specifications pdf

Your processor should be rated for approx 90 Deg C MAX
 
  


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