Activity log for bug #370173

Date Who What changed Old value New value Message
2009-05-01 02:56:45 Igor Starikov bug added bug
2009-05-01 02:57:24 Igor Starikov tags laptop
2009-05-08 19:38:13 Bitrot attachment added syslog http://launchpadlibrarian.net/26477582/syslog
2009-05-11 04:25:12 Igor Starikov affects ubuntu linux (Ubuntu)
2009-05-11 04:25:12 Igor Starikov linux (Ubuntu): status New Confirmed
2009-05-11 04:25:12 Igor Starikov linux (Ubuntu): assignee Ubuntu Kernel ACPI Team (ubuntu-kernel-acpi)
2009-06-02 15:52:15 Igor Starikov linux (Ubuntu): assignee Ubuntu Kernel ACPI Team (ubuntu-kernel-acpi) Ubuntu Laptop Team (ubuntu-laptop)
2009-06-05 11:04:19 CharlieAshford removed subscriber CharlieAshford
2009-06-13 06:33:43 Igor Starikov removed subscriber idle sign
2009-06-14 06:22:29 ana nominated for series Ubuntu Jaunty
2009-06-15 14:32:29 Todd Patrick removed subscriber Todd Patrick
2009-06-15 14:42:13 Todd Patrick removed subscriber Todd Patrick
2009-06-15 17:08:51 Nathan Valentine removed subscriber Nathan Valentine
2009-06-15 19:46:57 Todd Patrick removed subscriber Todd Patrick
2009-06-16 01:36:08 Todd Patrick removed subscriber Todd Patrick
2009-06-16 12:40:13 Mathieu Comandon removed subscriber Mathieu Comandon
2009-06-18 06:04:09 Michal Pěnka linux (Ubuntu): assignee Ubuntu Laptop Team (ubuntu-laptop) Ubuntu Kernel ACPI Team (ubuntu-kernel-acpi)
2009-06-18 07:20:13 Michal Pěnka attachment added BootDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052297/BootDmesg.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:15 Michal Pěnka attachment added CurrentDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052298/CurrentDmesg.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:18 Michal Pěnka attachment added Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052300/Dependencies.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:21 Michal Pěnka attachment added HalComputerInfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052301/HalComputerInfo.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:27 Michal Pěnka attachment added Lspci.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052304/Lspci.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:29 Michal Pěnka attachment added Lsusb.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052305/Lsusb.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:34 Michal Pěnka attachment added ProcCpuinfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052306/ProcCpuinfo.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:36 Michal Pěnka attachment added ProcInterrupts.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052307/ProcInterrupts.txt
2009-06-18 07:20:39 Michal Pěnka attachment added ProcModules.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28052308/ProcModules.txt
2009-06-18 11:11:54 Dominic van Berkel removed subscriber Dominic van Berkel
2009-06-18 11:55:03 Dominic van Berkel removed subscriber Dominic van Berkel
2009-06-18 14:27:28 Andy Whitcroft linux (Ubuntu): importance Undecided High
2009-06-18 14:27:28 Andy Whitcroft linux (Ubuntu): status Confirmed In Progress
2009-06-23 22:58:03 CylnZ attachment added BootDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263694/BootDmesg.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:05 CylnZ attachment added CurrentDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263695/CurrentDmesg.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:07 CylnZ attachment added Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263698/Dependencies.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:09 CylnZ attachment added HalComputerInfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263702/HalComputerInfo.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:12 CylnZ attachment added Lspci.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263704/Lspci.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:14 CylnZ attachment added Lsusb.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263708/Lsusb.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:18 CylnZ attachment added ProcCpuinfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263711/ProcCpuinfo.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:21 CylnZ attachment added ProcInterrupts.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263716/ProcInterrupts.txt
2009-06-23 22:58:25 CylnZ attachment added ProcModules.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28263717/ProcModules.txt
2009-06-25 08:13:55 Andy Whitcroft linux (Ubuntu): assignee Ubuntu Kernel ACPI Team (ubuntu-kernel-acpi) Andy Whitcroft (apw)
2009-06-25 17:22:27 Igor Starikov attachment added BootDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374837/BootDmesg.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:30 Igor Starikov attachment added CurrentDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374848/CurrentDmesg.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:32 Igor Starikov attachment added Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374852/Dependencies.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:36 Igor Starikov attachment added HalComputerInfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374854/HalComputerInfo.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:39 Igor Starikov attachment added Lspci.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374855/Lspci.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:41 Igor Starikov attachment added ProcCpuinfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374856/ProcCpuinfo.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:45 Igor Starikov attachment added ProcInterrupts.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374861/ProcInterrupts.txt
2009-06-25 17:22:49 Igor Starikov attachment added ProcModules.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28374863/ProcModules.txt
2009-06-25 17:41:59 Maurizio attachment added dmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28375242/dmesg.txt
2009-06-25 17:43:04 Maurizio attachment added lshw.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28375296/lshw.txt
2009-06-25 17:44:18 Maurizio attachment added debug.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28375304/debug.txt
2009-06-25 17:45:29 Maurizio attachment added kern.log http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28375362/kern.log
2009-06-25 18:34:24 Alex Bernea attachment added BootDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376592/BootDmesg.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:28 Alex Bernea attachment added CurrentDmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376594/CurrentDmesg.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:30 Alex Bernea attachment added Dependencies.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376596/Dependencies.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:33 Alex Bernea attachment added HalComputerInfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376599/HalComputerInfo.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:35 Alex Bernea attachment added Lspci.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376601/Lspci.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:38 Alex Bernea attachment added ProcCpuinfo.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376603/ProcCpuinfo.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:41 Alex Bernea attachment added ProcInterrupts.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376607/ProcInterrupts.txt
2009-06-25 18:34:47 Alex Bernea attachment added ProcModules.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28376608/ProcModules.txt
2009-07-04 03:47:19 Jitterro attachment added lshw output http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28677677/lshw.txt
2009-07-04 13:31:38 Marcos Jr attachment added lshw.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28685706/lshw.txt
2009-07-07 05:25:07 dlf attachment added dell latitude d620 lshw http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28753919/lshw_dell620.txt
2009-07-09 10:47:01 CharleyS attachment added ACPI dump http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28844512/acpidump.txt
2009-07-09 10:49:10 CharleyS attachment added DMIDECODE dump http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28844523/dmidecode.txt
2009-07-09 15:04:45 Paul C. Bryan attachment added acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28849383/acpidump.txt
2009-07-09 15:05:48 Paul C. Bryan attachment added dmidecode.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28849430/dmidecode.txt
2009-07-09 16:43:24 Alex Bernea attachment added acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28851537/acpidump.txt
2009-07-09 16:44:17 Alex Bernea attachment added dmidecode.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28851548/dmidecode.txt
2009-07-09 18:52:11 MZBKA removed subscriber MZBKA
2009-07-10 02:17:44 Marcos Jr attachment added acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28864039/acpidump.txt
2009-07-10 02:31:41 Marcos Jr attachment added dmidecode.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28864355/dmidecode.txt
2009-07-10 02:33:11 Diego Schulz attachment added acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28864374/acpidump.txt
2009-07-10 02:39:20 Diego Schulz attachment added dmesg.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28864426/dmesg.txt
2009-07-10 12:19:34 Igor Starikov attachment added 2.6.28.13-acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28876642/2.6.28.13-acpidump.txt
2009-07-10 12:20:06 Igor Starikov attachment added 2.6.28.13-dmidecode.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28876652/2.6.28.13-dmidecode.txt
2009-07-10 19:05:13 dlf attachment added dell latitude d620 acpidump http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28891819/acpidump_dell_d620.txt
2009-07-10 19:06:45 dlf attachment added dell latitude d620 dmidecode http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28891890/dmidecode_dell_d620.txt
2009-07-11 18:12:53 Olivier Bilodeau attachment added thinkpad-t61-lshw http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28916243/thinkpad-t61-lshw
2009-07-11 18:14:12 Olivier Bilodeau attachment added thinkpad-t61-acpidump http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28916273/thinkpad-t61-acpidump
2009-07-11 18:15:52 Olivier Bilodeau attachment added thinkpad-t61-dmidecode http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28916355/thinkpad-t61-dmidecode
2009-07-11 18:17:33 Olivier Bilodeau attachment added proc-acpi-ibm-fan linux-2.6.28-13 http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28916382/proc-acpi-ibm-fan%20linux-2.6.28-13
2009-07-11 18:18:44 Olivier Bilodeau attachment added sensors output.tar.gz http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28916419/sensors%20output.tar.gz
2009-07-12 14:42:20 arsenix removed subscriber arsenix
2009-07-13 20:10:12 Maurizio attachment added acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28983169/acpidump.txt
2009-07-13 20:11:32 Maurizio attachment added dmidecode.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/28983206/dmidecode.txt
2009-07-20 19:47:49 Andreas Summerauer nominated for series Ubuntu Karmic
2009-07-20 19:53:19 Andreas Summerauer nominated for series Ubuntu Dapper
2009-07-20 19:53:19 Andreas Summerauer nominated for series Ubuntu Hardy
2009-07-20 19:53:19 Andreas Summerauer nominated for series Ubuntu Intrepid
2009-09-10 21:08:34 Eric Walstad attachment added Fields: timestamp, cpu temp (C), fan state, fan rpms, cpu state, load average; 12:39-12:58: gzipping a large file; 12:59-13:50: loading a large PostgreSQL database. http://launchpadlibrarian.net/31620230/temperature.log
2009-09-10 21:15:06 Eric Walstad attachment added Python script to log fan, temperature and cpu info to /tmp/temperature.log http://launchpadlibrarian.net/31620435/log_temperatures.py
2009-09-23 14:47:16 TQ removed subscriber doshell
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2009-10-05 02:29:36 Jagmax linux (Ubuntu): status In Progress Fix Committed
2009-10-05 02:46:10 Jagmax linux (Ubuntu): status Fix Committed In Progress
2009-10-18 08:49:14 timoun linux (Ubuntu): status In Progress Fix Committed
2009-10-18 08:49:33 timoun linux (Ubuntu): status Fix Committed In Progress
2009-10-18 14:53:07 Gonzalo linux (Ubuntu): status In Progress Fix Committed
2009-10-18 14:53:29 Gonzalo linux (Ubuntu): status Fix Committed In Progress
2009-11-02 01:01:34 J_Wesker removed subscriber J_Wesker
2009-11-02 07:27:10 Andreas Summerauer removed subscriber Andreas Summerauer
2009-11-02 20:54:17 Andreas Summerauer nominated for series Ubuntu Lucid
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2010-04-15 12:12:47 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130450) ---- *-cpu product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37 vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] physical id: 1 bus info: cpu@0 version: 15.4.2 size: 2GHz capacity: 2GHz width: 64 bits capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130450) ----      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Comment #327 points to the "server" edition not suffering from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/
2010-04-15 12:23:32 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130450) ----      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Comment #327 points to the "server" edition not suffering from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130450) ----      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Comment #308 points to specifics with ati graphics cards were you can work around the problem by disabling some acpi functions with the fglrx driver. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition (no acpi) not suffering from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/
2010-04-15 12:52:31 ceg attachment added acpidump.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/44261320/acpidump.txt
2010-04-15 12:55:19 ceg attachment added dmidecode.txt http://launchpadlibrarian.net/44261482/dmidecode.txt
2010-04-15 13:20:46 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130450) ----      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Comment #308 points to specifics with ati graphics cards were you can work around the problem by disabling some acpi functions with the fglrx driver. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition (no acpi) not suffering from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 ) ----      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seems to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out that with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/
2010-04-15 13:36:08 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 ) ----      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seems to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out that with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M Workarounds: ----- In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seems to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out that with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/
2010-04-15 13:47:48 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M Workarounds: ----- In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seems to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out that with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may also be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu overheating while cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seems to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out that with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/
2010-04-15 13:56:13 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may also be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu overheating while cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seems to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out that with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may also be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu overheating while cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Comment #328 points out in other cases updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help.
2010-04-15 14:02:23 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may also be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu overheating while cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Comment #328 points out in other cases updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users: Section "Screen" Identifier "Configured Screen Device" Device "Configured Video Device" EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "Configured Video Device" Option "ClockGating" "true" Option "DynamicPM" "true" Option "DynamicClocks" "on" EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Comment #328 points out in other cases updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help.
2010-04-15 14:19:56 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users: Section "Screen" Identifier "Configured Screen Device" Device "Configured Video Device" EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "Configured Video Device" Option "ClockGating" "true" Option "DynamicPM" "true" Option "DynamicClocks" "on" EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Comment #328 points out in other cases updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround.     Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Comment #328 points out in other cases updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help.
2010-04-15 14:26:56 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround.     Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ Comment #328 points out in other cases updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround.     Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ If your fan does not start at all, but in overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. In this situation also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.
2010-04-15 14:40:18 ceg summary Ubuntu 9.04 laptop overheat and shutdown laptop overheats and suddenly shuts down/off
2010-04-15 15:20:29 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround.     Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ If your fan does not start at all, but in overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. In this situation also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (The gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough.) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround.     Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ If your fan does not start at all, but in overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. In this situation also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.
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2010-04-16 09:51:48 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq Replication: ----- try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. (The gpu only overheating when cpu fan is not running fast enough.) Workarounds: ----- Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround.     Possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf for non-fglrx users:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which has no acpi and does not suffer from this bug, as well as to a blog post linking to summaries. http://designbygravity.wordpress.com/2009/12/01/how-linux-almost-drove-me-to-windows-xp/ If your fan does not start at all, but in overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. In this situation also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu only overheating when cpu is not getting stressed/hot and the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. ----- Workarounds: Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed to/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- You are seeing another issue if your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. With this issue also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.
2010-04-16 11:02:05 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu only overheating when cpu is not getting stressed/hot and the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. ----- Workarounds: Make sure heatsink is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases loading some additional kernel modules seemed to/used to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A possible /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- You are seeing another issue if your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. With this issue also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu only overheating when cpu is not getting stressed/hot and the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. ----- Workarounds: First make sure heatsink/vent system is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- You are seeing another issue if your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. With this issue also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.
2010-04-21 18:26:27 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu only overheating when cpu is not getting stressed/hot and the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. ----- Workarounds: First make sure heatsink/vent system is not dusty (Pressured air/vacuum at own risk). In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- You are seeing another issue if your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" (https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) option to boot line may help. With this issue also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 1: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you are seeing another unrelated issue/bug: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help. (seems fixed upstream https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) With that unrelated issue also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.
2010-04-26 14:36:17 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 1: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you are seeing another unrelated issue/bug: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help. (seems fixed upstream https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/) With that unrelated issue also staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 1: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you are seeing another unrelated issue/bug: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help. (Making this default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 10) With fans not turning on, staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.
2010-04-27 15:03:28 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 1: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?s=cb341b218b0f159c552006cac37a6632&t=1312317 Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. A example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. ---- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you are seeing another unrelated issue/bug: Comment #328 points out updating BIOS to latest version and adding "acpi.power_nocheck=1" option to boot line may help. (Making this default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 10) With fans not turning on, staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help. Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 2: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. An example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. Comment #328 hinted that adding the "acpi.power_nocheck=1" AND "acpi_osi=linux" boot options can help, if your (updated) BIOS supports it. (Making nocheck=1 the default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 2010.) --- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you may be seeing an (source code wise) unrelated issue/bug, that can be worked around however by the same acpi.power_nocheck=1 boot option as well, though. (Or by staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.)
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2010-10-17 13:52:21 ybaruss description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005. (confirmed also with 9.10) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is with CPU frequency adjustment or fan control. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 2: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. An example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. Comment #328 hinted that adding the "acpi.power_nocheck=1" AND "acpi_osi=linux" boot options can help, if your (updated) BIOS supports it. (Making nocheck=1 the default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 2010.) --- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you may be seeing an (source code wise) unrelated issue/bug, that can be worked around however by the same acpi.power_nocheck=1 boot option as well, though. (Or by staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.) Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005 / Toshiba Satellite. (confirmed also with 9.10 and 10.04) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is: * with CPU frequency adjustment, * fan control, * thermal sensors, * control of cooling itself. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq also: AMD Turion Ultra 64 X2 RM-80 @ 2.1 GHz, AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60, Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 540 @ 1.86GHz ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 2: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. An example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. Comment #328 hinted that adding the "acpi.power_nocheck=1" AND "acpi_osi=linux" boot options can help, if your (updated) BIOS supports it. (Making nocheck=1 the default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 2010.) --- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you may be seeing an (source code wise) unrelated issue/bug, that can be worked around however by the same acpi.power_nocheck=1 boot option as well, though. (Or by staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.)
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2011-04-30 19:02:05 ceg description Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005 / Toshiba Satellite. (confirmed also with 9.10 and 10.04) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is: * with CPU frequency adjustment, * fan control, * thermal sensors, * control of cooling itself. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq also: AMD Turion Ultra 64 X2 RM-80 @ 2.1 GHz, AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60, Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 540 @ 1.86GHz ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 2: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. An example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. Comment #328 hinted that adding the "acpi.power_nocheck=1" AND "acpi_osi=linux" boot options can help, if your (updated) BIOS supports it. (Making nocheck=1 the default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 2010.) --- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you may be seeing an (source code wise) unrelated issue/bug, that can be worked around however by the same acpi.power_nocheck=1 boot option as well, though. (Or by staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.) Ubuntu 9.04, fresh install on Acer Aspire 5005 / Toshiba Satellite. (confirmed also with 9.10 and 10.04) Not sure about package, but it seems the problem is:   * with CPU frequency adjustment,   * fan control,   * thermal sensors,   * control of cooling itself. Laptop shuts down right in the middle of CPU-greedy operation overheated. I haven't seen it before (since 7.10). The issue is discussed at several forums (eg. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7399158 )      *-cpu           product: AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37           vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD]           physical id: 1           bus info: cpu@0           version: 15.4.2           size: 2GHz           capacity: 2GHz           width: 64 bits           capabilities: fpu fpu_exception wp vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush mmx fxsr sse sse2 syscall nx mmxext fxsr_opt x86-64 3dnowext 3dnow up pni lahf_lm cpufreq also: AMD Turion Ultra 64 X2 RM-80 @ 2.1 GHz, AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60, Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 540 @ 1.86GHz ----- Replication: You can try: # sudo apt-get install stress # stress --cpu 16 --vm 2 --vm-bytes 128M But it may be the graphics card (gpu), connected to the same heat sink as the cpu, that causes the shutdown. And the gpu will only overheat when cpu is not getting very stressed/hot and thus the fan is not running fast enough to keep the gpu from overheating. It may also be reproducable by installing the ubunu alternate CD into virtualbox (without guest additions). ----- Workarounds: Hint 1: Make sure the heatsink/vent system is not dusty. (Do clean it with pressured air/vacuum at own risk.) Hint 2: Using your laptop standing on its side or front edge (even if opened), i.e. when it is connected to external monitor etc., can change the heat flow and make parts like the gpu overheat which won't get so hot in normal orientation. In some cases using some additional kernel modules (or other cpu throttling packages) seem to work around the problem. Comment #308 points out how with ati graphics cards supported by the fglrx driver you can disable its acpi functions as a workaround. Bug #488152 and Bug #570589 deal with the many ATI cards that overheat. An example /etc/X11/xorg.conf to keep the gpu cooler in general is the following:         Section "Screen"    Identifier "Configured Screen Device"        Device "Configured Video Device"         EndSection         Section "Device"    Identifier "Configured Video Device"    Option "ClockGating" "true"    Option "DynamicPM" "true"    Option "DynamicClocks" "on"         EndSection Comment #327 points to the "server" edition which does not use acpi and does not suffer from this bug. Comment #328 hinted that adding the "acpi.power_nocheck=1" AND "acpi_osi=linux" boot options can help, if your (updated) BIOS supports it. (Making nocheck=1 the default was proposed https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/23156/ but it is not upstream as of april 2010.) --- If your fan does not start at all, but in emergency overheating conditions, you may be seeing an (source code wise) unrelated issue/bug, that can be worked around however by the same acpi.power_nocheck=1 boot option as well, though. (Or by staying 10 seconds or so in the grub boot menu until the fan starts controlled by the bios can help.)
2011-05-15 09:43:59 Whisperity attachment added Archive containing the files possible solution https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/370173/+attachment/2129307/+files/aspire.tar.gz
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