thermal kill switch

Ken Chase math at velocet.ca
Wed Oct 23 16:28:53 EDT 2002


On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 08:38:51AM -0500, Dean Johnson's all...
> 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.

for eg in the 2466 this is the BIOS turning the machine off?

What do you guys use in your 2466s for CPU temp threshholds?

/kc

> 
> 	-Dean
> 
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