Overheating attributed to Freebsd --sysctl variables not
judmarc at fastmail.fm
Mon Nov 3 18:53:37 PST 2003
On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 19:57:38 -0500, nw1 <network101 at covad.net> wrote:
>> What version of FreeBSD are you using?
>> Did you compile amp into the kernel?
> I think you're not understanding what I posted @
> The first line has what version I'm running. The entire document @
> implies; this was a
> running system with no serious issues; meaning; the sysctl items I'm
> speaking of were in
> fact available and working.
> If i can figure out how to make these sysctl variables available, I can
> set them like they
> were before, hence my overheating problem is solved.
> See what I mean?
>> --- nw1 <network101 at covad.net> wrote:
>> > The problem can be viewed @:
>> > Basically, the machine is overheating (I believe)
>> > because the cpu's aren't cycling down.
>> > Previously I was able to cycle the processors down
>> > with the following sysctl variables:
>> > machdep.apm_suspend_delay:
>> > machdep.apm_standby_delay:
>> > however, for some reason those variables currently,
>> > aren't any where to be found by the
>> > up_and_running system. Please use the hyperlink
>> > above for details.
>> > Thanks for reading. All feedback is welcome.
You may want to have a look at /usr/ports/sysutils/fvcool. (If you'd like
a script to run it on startup, Dr. Matthew Seaman posted one to the
mailing list some months ago - January?)
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