coretemp0: critical temperature detected, suggest system shutdown

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Fri Jan 24 12:45:40 UTC 2014


On Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:52:58 -0700
Gary Aitken <freebsd at> wrote:

> On 01/23/14 07:38, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > I have seen today for the first time above's message in messages.
> > 
> > This happened when I compiled some ports. It is normal that the CPU
> > get then some 96 degrees.
> I had this problem some time ago.
> I ended up replacing the stock fan on my system with a better one.
> However, a good cleaning of the system may remove enough dust,
> cobwebs, etc. and promote better airflow and thereby solve the
> problem.

this is not the problem. The machine has still the same temperatures as
at the beginning. Only the message appeared with the update.

It was always normal that the CPU went up to 96 Celsius the moment I was
compiling the kernel or some larger ports. It does not get hotter now.


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