I will load coretemp to monitor the cpu temperature.
I have enabled powerd to have cpu frequency adjustment automatically. And
it won't happen when AC power supply connected.
2016-06-03 8:08 GMT+08:00 Kevin Oberman <rkober...@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:46 PM, O. Hartmann <ohart...@zedat.fu-berlin.de>
>> Am Thu, 2 Jun 2016 10:26:22 -0700
>> Kevin Oberman <rkober...@gmail.com> schrieb:
>> > On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 7:41 AM, Hans Petter Selasky <h...@selasky.org>
>> > > On 06/02/16 03:07, RayCherng Yu wrote:
>> > >
>> > >> I got a suddenly poweroff in r300097 (and previous revision in April
>> > >> May) when I built textproc/docproj.
>> > >> My machine is Macbook Pro 13 2011 early. I have checked the Apple
>> > >> My bios is the latest version.
>> > >> Actually it also happened in 10.3-STABLE.
>> > >> It happened when the machine load was heavy. Before it shutdown, the
>> > >> started to run very loudly. After several seconds (20 or 30
>> seconds), my
>> > >> laptop shutdown (poweroff directly) suddenly. It seems not happen
>> with the
>> > >> AC power supply connected.
>> > >>
>> > >> I installed both Mac OSX and FreeBSD (dual boot). It never happened
>> in Mac
>> > >> OSX.
>> > >>
>> > >> My dmesg:
>> > >> http://pastebin.com/QjZmbGCB
>> > >>
>> > >> My sysctl hw.acpi:
>> > >>
>> > >> hw.acpi.acline: 0
>> > >> hw.acpi.battery.info_expire: 5
>> > >> hw.acpi.battery.units: 1
>> > >> hw.acpi.battery.state: 1
>> > >> hw.acpi.battery.time: 87
>> > >> hw.acpi.battery.life: 59
>> > >> hw.acpi.cpu.cx_lowest: C8
>> > >> hw.acpi.reset_video: 0
>> > >> hw.acpi.handle_reboot: 1
>> > >> hw.acpi.disable_on_reboot: 0
>> > >> hw.acpi.verbose: 0
>> > >> hw.acpi.s4bios: 0
>> > >> hw.acpi.sleep_delay: 1
>> > >> hw.acpi.suspend_state: S3
>> > >> hw.acpi.standby_state: NONE
>> > >> hw.acpi.lid_switch_state: NONE
>> > >> hw.acpi.sleep_button_state: S3
>> > >> hw.acpi.power_button_state: S5
>> > >> hw.acpi.supported_sleep_state: S3 S4 S5
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > Do you have a temperature sysctl? Usually FreeBSD will shutdown the
>> > > if the ACPI temperature exceeds some value. Maybe it would be better
>> > > reduce the CPU load when the temperature goes up instead of facing a
>> > > shutdown?
>> > >
>> > > --HPS
>> > The relevant information is probably found in dev.cpu. That is where all
>> > temperature information is located as it is per-CPU, not per-system. Of
>> > particular interest is dev.cpu.0.cx_lowest, dev.cpu.0.cx_supported, and
>> > dev.cpu.0.freq_levels. A snapshot of dev.cpu.0 when the fan has cranked
>> > but before shutdown would be nice, too.
>> > I see no hw.acpi.thermal information. This is very odd. These values
>> > indicate what the system will do and is doing if it starts getting too
>> > Is coretemp loaded? It is required to see the core temperatures and
>> > are almost certainly significant. It may account for the lack of thermal
>> > information. Finally, a dmesg might be useful as it will tell us more
>> > just what thermal control techniques are enabled.
>> > Just to explain a bit on how this should work: when the temperature
>> > some BIOS defined point, the system should "throttle" by pausing one of
>> > every 8 clock cycles. If that does not fix the problem, the it rests for
>> > two of every 8 and so on until the temperature is reduced. If it
>> > to rise and reaches another BIOS set point, it will initiate an
>> > shutdown. If it reaches a CPU defined temperature, the power will shut
>> > immediately. Note that this is entirely a hardware function with no
>> BIOS or
>> > OS involvement. It should NEVER happen in normal operation as it is
>> > triggered by a significant overtemp that threatens to destroy the CPU.
>> > only seen it once when the CPU heat sink came loose on an old P4 system
>> > several years ago.
>> > I should mention that I have zero experience with Apple hardware and it
>> > possible that they do some things differently than I have seen on other
>> > hardware.
>> > --
>> > Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
>> > E-mail: rkober...@gmail.com
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>> I have had such problems many times with older hardware. In most cases
>> "dried out"
>> thermal conductive pad or grease was the reason overheating the CPU du
>> to a ineffective
>> thermal conductivity from the CPU's surface to the heat spreader/cooler.
>> I had recently
>> two laptops with such a phenomenon - using high-quality thermal grease
>> solved the problem
>> for my. In both cases, the former high-viscous thermal grease has become
>> like dry mud.
>> Same with pads.
> Valid suggestion. If you have not worked with it, keep the layer of grease
> as thin as possible. Use quality grease, not pads or tape. They just don't
> work as well. Good silicone thermal grease should remain effective for at a
> minimum of 10 years.
> Also, clean your heat sinks! I clean the ones on my laptop about once a
> year (I have to remove the keyboard to blow them out) and I see the
> quiescent temperature drop by 10-15C and the temp under load can drop by
> 20C. As active cooling works on my laptop, it does not overheat, but it
> does slow down on "buildworld -j6" and building ports like chromium and
> libreoffice. Very significant.
> Kevin Oberman, Part time kid herder and retired Network Engineer
> E-mail: rkober...@gmail.com
> PGP Fingerprint: D03FB98AFA78E3B78C1694B318AB39EF1B055683
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