[ltp] the fan of ThinkPad X1 Carbon 4th starts quite often lately

Uwe Brauer oub.oub.oub at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 21:34:59 CEST 2020

>>> "CPiE" == Carles Pina i Estany <carles at pina.cat> writes:

   > Hi,

   > 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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