thermal kill switch

Dean Johnson dtj at uberh4x0r.org
Wed Oct 23 09:38:51 EDT 2002


On Wed, 1969-12-31 at 07:59, Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:
> According to alvin at Maggie.Linux-Consulting.com
> > some motherboards have health monitors...
> > 	- you can go into the bios and tell it what to do
> > 	( shutdown when the temp hits a value )
> > 
>    But are you sure that Linux shutdown will be correct in that case ?
> 

Linux doesn't shutdown, the machine powers off. Not optimal, but turning
your computer into a paperweight or doorstop, is MUCH less optimal.

	-Dean

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