[TriLUG] Intel processor Temperaturs
chipperb at nc.rr.com
Thu May 13 17:17:10 EDT 2010
Thanks for all the input.
Here is what I did to solve the problem.
I went to the closet computer supply store and purchase more thermal
paste and reseated
The processors runs much cooler now, except when I am running two
virtual boxes, and the it seems to heat up.
Thanks for all your assistance
Steve Litt wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 May 2010 12:15:44 Bill Farrow wrote:
>> 2010/5/12 Cristóbal Palmer<cmp at cmpalmer.org>:
>>> If you two want some common software to test with:
>>> $ dpkg -l stress |grep ^ii
>>> ii stress 0.18.9-1
>> I have spent quite a bit of time doing thermal testing on various
>> platforms, evaluating different thermal solutions etc. The main tool
>> I been using to raise the CPU temperature is the "cpuburn" package.
>> This is perfect for testing CPU heatsinks, sensors, and thermal zones.
>> For other parts of the system I need to use different techniques, for
>> example using iperf to generate network traffic to push the NIC
>> controller chips.
> Just be sure to read the warnings that come along with cpuburn. I'm not saying
> that stress is any safer, or even that my random number generator is any
> safer, but I'd advise doing a backup before using these programs, and maybe
> unmounting your data drive (if you have a separate data drive or data
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