[Wine] cpu overload
Thomas H. George
tom at tomgeorge.info
Wed Oct 11 07:33:40 CDT 2006
On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 03:11:57PM -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> BTW, What processor do you have? 60C is normal for laptops and some Pentium4
The box is a desktop (misnomer? 19" tall case) not a laptop.
The cpu is an Athlon XP 1800+. I am not a gamer and have found no need
to upgrade for any of the applications I use.
> On 10/10/06, Thomas H. George <tom at tomgeorge.info> wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 10, 2006 at 09:27:46AM -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Fix your hardware. No software package should ever cause the cpu to
> >> >overheat till it needs to shutdown. This is either a hardware problem
> >> >your room is way too hot. The first thing I would do is check the cpu
> >> >and blow the dust out of it.
> >> When I think of it there are a few other options. Some computers have
> >> software controlled fans so if the fan is not being controlled correctly
> >> software this can happen. Also are you 100% sure that the cpu is
> >> sometimes temp sensors do not read correctly.
> >> John
> >Yes, I'm sure. When I shutdown I checked BIOS before rebooting. By
> >that time the cpu temperature had dropped to 59 C. (The alarm is set for
> >60 C.) and both the cpu fan and the case fan were running normally. I
> >watched until the cpu temperature was down to 55 C before rebooting.
> >Note that this problem has never occurred before and only recurred when
> >I restarted the wine application.
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