laptop very hot and noisy

Polytropon freebsd at
Wed May 2 12:10:00 UTC 2012

On Wed, 2 May 2012 06:19:50 +0700, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tuesday 01 May 2012 20:52:11 Polytropon wrote:
> > On Tue, 1 May 2012 13:41:11 +0100, Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> > > On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 08:25:11AM -0400, Alejandro Imass wrote:
> > 
> > Not a big issue. Make sure you can remember which parts belong where.
> > Make photos if it helps you, or draw some notes. If possible, find
> > the service manual of the device and use it as orientation. But I
> > think such kind of documentation is no longer part of the "end user
> > book present". :-)
> > 
> you cannot say this in general.

I didn't intend to. From my limited experience (considering "modern"
home consumer throw-away laptops and netbooks) there's hardly any
usable documentation. A "start-up guide" is among the few printed
materials. DVDs often contain drivers and a few instructions (e. g.
how to plug in the power supply), but things starting with opening
the device are typically left out. However, I welcome manufacturers
providing service manuals so a skilled user can use them. A typical
problem (as you described) can appear when special screwdrivers,
glue, spare parts or other tools are needed for repair that cannot
be purchased freely (or easily). In such cases, repair attempts
would often be more expensive than replacing the whole device.

> > I've been lucky exploring that my "new" Lenovo Thinkpad T61p can be
> This is a different class of machines. They are made to be
> repaired and they are very large.

Both is correct, and I'm happy of that. :-)

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