High CPU temperature and high fans level

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Sat Jul 16 22:25:18 UTC 2016

On Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:06:07 +0200, David Demelier wrote:
> Hello,
> I was trying FreeBSD 10.3 on my laptop (hp probook 4510s) and was surprised
> to see high CPU temperature and fans running high.
> No apps running, I get a temperature of 57C in dev.cpu.x.temperature and
> fans run high (not able to get rpms).
> On a 4.6.3 Linux distro I get an average of 48C and fans are quite low.
> Both tests were kept in tty. No Xorg running just a boot and user login in
> console.
> Do you have any clue?

Did you enable powerd? It can slow down the CPU when the system
is idle, and increase the CPU speed when needed. This should have
an effect on CPU temperature and fan speed.

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