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Old 03-05-2003, 11:50 PM   #1
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am i missing something in kernel?


my system seems little bit louder than before installing.
sounds like more hard spinning when idle.

what did i miss possibly?

thank you!
 
Old 03-06-2003, 02:55 AM   #2
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Are all your screws tightened up? I didn't tighten 2 of the 4 screws holding my hard drive in once and it made a hell of a racket. Also, another time, I found that my audio wire from cd-rom to soundcard was barely touching my cpu fan...now that was loud.

Do you have a lot services running at start up? Check your /var/log/messages file to see what all is loading at boot up. You might find that lots of processes are going on in the background.
 
Old 03-06-2003, 03:41 AM   #3
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Fire up /sbin/hdparm -I and see if you can find any settings (read the man as well) for turning the HD off, or idle when not in use (actually I was looking for the opposite, constant spinning). Seems like the other day I saw something like that...

Cool
 
Old 03-06-2003, 08:46 AM   #4
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try top (from procps rpm)
 
Old 03-12-2003, 02:26 PM   #5
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i just moved my computer to my closet.. not to hear the fanning and others
 
Old 03-12-2003, 02:37 PM   #6
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I always miss framebuffer support when compiling a new kernel;
 
  


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