2 core dumps
yanefbsd at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 16:22:06 UTC 2008
On Feb 24, 2008, at 4:55 AM, Adrian Chadd wrote:
> I'd suggest that you graph the whatever temperatures your laptop can
> report under both FreeBSD and Linux.
> Laptops do get warm - especially if people do dumb things like
> restrict airflow to where its needed - but if its getting too warm to
> use then something's amiss.
> Powerd and friends job isn't to prevent the CPU from overheating, its
> to step the CPU down a notch when its not being asked to do intensive
> tasks. If your laptop can't sustain intensive tasks without crashing
> then there's a fault in the laptop, either the design or your specific
> Graph the temperatures and see if the laptop runs noticably warmer
> under FreeBSD than Linux. You might just find that "more work" is
> being done under FreeBSD and its causing your hardware to fail.
> The backtraces are useless if your hardware is at fault. Discount the
> hardware being at fault first.
> (Who gave up trying to make this crap work on PCs and just bought an
Yeah, well the thing is too that many OS'es will work your hardware
differently. Solaris for example will work your hardware a lot more
than Linux / FreeBSD.
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