TECRA A9-S9017 -- Idles too hot -- Hardware Support

Ian Smith smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Mon Sep 1 14:59:37 UTC 2008

On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, Wes Morgan wrote:
 > On Sun, 31 Aug 2008, freebsd_user at guice.ath.cx wrote:

 > > hw.acpi.thermal.tz0.temperature: 61.0C  # On 6.3-RELEASE -p3 -
 > > 				 	# this value is bogus

 > Have you tried 7.0 instead of 6.3? I can't think of any compelling reason to
 > stick with 6.x on a laptop.


Getting a bit bored with this, I hunted back through the -acpi archives 
tonight to find the exact issue .. a refresh cycle for failing memory :)


has several mentions of this: the PR+patch, tested, MFC'd to 7-STABLE:


among others, and especially:



 > I would try installing 7-stable and rerunning the tests, perhaps posting the
 > results with slightly less verbosity as each message is becoming inordinately
 > long and cluttered with too much information.

Too right.

I expect that the chances of interesting anyone to work on merging much 
of the recent ACPI work back into the 6.X tree are fairly close to zero.

That's all from me on this one ..

cheers, Ian

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