AMD Phenom II X4 temperature issues (was Re: hardware monitor)
frank2 at fjl.co.uk
Mon Aug 5 08:02:30 UTC 2013
On 05/08/2013 06:05, Gary Aitken wrote:
> On 08/04/13 21:39, Frank Leonhardt wrote:
> This suggests it's not the ACPI in FreeBSD shutting you down, but
> something on the motherboard.
> That was my guess as well.
As it's probably not FreeBSD you're now asking on the wrong list, and
other than cooling advice you're not going to get much (unless there are
any closet over-clockers hereabouts). Personally I favour filling the
whole case with a pumped fluorocarbon like FC-77 and using a heat
exchanger to take the heat away in water to use in a fountain in my
The one sensible suggestion no one has made is to check if a BIOS
upgrade doesn't fix it. As to getting FreeBSD to manage it instead of
the BIOS: Unfortunately not all chipsets and motherboards are supported.
If you want to add support yourself see:
If you want to get some idea of what you're up against see:
I've thought about it a few times but real work always got in the way.
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