[mythtv-users] OT: Monitoring CPU Temperature

Darryl Ross spam at afoyi.com
Fri Aug 15 03:37:37 UTC 2008

Mark A Jenks wrote:
> If you have a normal CPU fan, 1200 is pretty low for RPM.  I would guess that you fan is going bad.

My Core2 Duo almost stops the fan when it's idle. It 'pulses' the fan so it
stops for a second, spins for a second, stops for a second, etc, presumably so
the BIOS doesn't complain the fan has stopped.

It can also take a minute or two for it to spin up when booting.


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