Jud, Annotated below
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jud" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "nw1" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "peter lageotakes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 6:06 AM
Subject: Re: Overheating attributed to Freebsd --sysctl variables notavailable--


> On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 22:09:56 -0500, nw1 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jud" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > To: "nw1" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "peter lageotakes"
> > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 9:53 PM
> > Subject: Re: Overheating attributed to Freebsd --sysctl variables
> > notavailable--
> >
> >
> >> On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 19:57:38 -0500, nw1 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> What version of FreeBSD are you using?
> >> >> Did you compile amp into the kernel?
> >> >
> >> > I think you're not understanding what I posted @
> >> > http://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/sysctl_variables_missing
> >> >
> >> > The first line has what version I'm running.  The entire document @
> >> > http://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/sysctl_variables_missing
> >> > implies; this was a
> >> > running system with no serious issues; meaning; the sysctl items I'm
> >> > speaking of were in
> >> > fact available and working.
> >> >
> >> > If i can figure out how to make these sysctl variables available, I
> >> can
> >> > set them like they
> >> > were before, hence my overheating problem is solved.
> >> >
> >> > See what I mean?
> >> >
> >> >>
> >> >> --- nw1 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> >> > The problem can be viewed @:
> >> >> >
> >> >> http://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/sysctl_variables_missing
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Basically, the machine is overheating (I believe)
> >> >> > because the cpu's aren't cycling down.
> >> >> > Previously I was able to cycle the processors down
> >> >> > with the following sysctl variables:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > machdep.apm_suspend_delay:
> >> >> > machdep.apm_standby_delay:
> >> >> >
> >> >> > however, for some reason those variables currently,
> >> >> > aren't any where to be found by the
> >> >> > up_and_running system.  Please use the hyperlink
> >> >> > above for details.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Thanks for reading.  All feedback is welcome.
> >>
> >> You may want to have a look at /usr/ports/sysutils/fvcool.  (If you'd
> >> like
> >> a script to run it on startup, Dr. Matthew Seaman posted one to the
> >> mailing list some months ago - January?)
>
> [Please don't top post - makes reading long threads more difficult.]
>
> > I'm interested in those missing sysctl variables I posted @
> > http://69.3.136.141/freebsd/installation/sysctl_variables_missing.
> > Using a Third party
> > application/script to fix something that was natively working or under
> > control, I don't
> > think, is the way to go and causes another level of complexity.
> >
> > Wouldn't you think?
>
> Ah - I thought you were interested in effectively and easily lowering your
> AMD CPU temperatures by 10-20 degrees Celsius, rather than in getting help
> searching for sysctl variables that had been more or less effective for
> you in the past.
>
> BTW, if you wish to do "natively" what the fvcool "port" does, the
> technical documentation at fvcool's site goes some way toward explaining
> that.
>
> Sorry, my mistake.

No problem, I am interested in any and all *sane/reasonable feedback.  I haven't been 
to
much a fan of using third party applications to fix something the original code or
hardware should be able to handle.

Thanks for your input.

>
> Jud
>

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