Systems running hot?

Daniel Nebdal dnebdal at
Mon Dec 21 13:05:02 UTC 2009

2009/12/21 Matthias Apitz <guru at>:
> the actual 68,5C is with KDE up, but nearly idle system; what does
> hw.acpi.thermal.tz0._CRT: 107,0C mean?

I have always assumed it was "critical" - as in "Do Not Exceed".

acpi_thermal(4)  seems to confirm that:
      Temperature to start critical shutdown (S5).  This value can be
      overridden by the user.

Daniel Nebdal

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