[ltp] the fan of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th starts quite often lately
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Sat Apr 11 21:34:59 CEST 2020
>>> "CPiE" == Carles Pina i Estany <carles at pina.cat> writes:
> On Apr/11/2020, Uwe Brauer wrote:
>> >>> "LF" == Luca Fornasari <luca.fornasari at gmail.com> writes:
>> > Uwe,
>> > Have you considered the idea of changing the thermal paste between the processor and the fan?
>> > Trust me ... there is no culprit in the OS ... it's the thermal paste.
>> Oops, you mean a hardware problem. That is really bad, because in the
> I wouldn't completely rule out a software problem.
> Easy way: when it gets hot execute "top" and see if any process is using
> 100% of the CPU (%CPU is the name of the column). I had occasions that
> some software (a daemon, a web tab, etc.) used all the CPU making the
> processor hot.
Aha, right I forgot about top.
That is interesting, seamonkey is the king eats almost 60% of my CPU
next comes zoom,
I closed both now I am fine. No fan.
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