High CPU temperature and high fans level

Yubin Ruan ablacktshirt at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 23:36:15 UTC 2016

On 2016年07月17日 06:25, Polytropon wrote:
> 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.

How to check whether the powerd configuration is right ?


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