[rescue] This Just In: HP to buy Compaq
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Sun Sep 16 17:13:28 CDT 2001
My AMD machine, based on a Tyan Trinity S1590 and K6-2 450, has indeed 2
sets of temperature settings, one alarm, one shutoff, measured by a
board-mounted thermistor that contacts the underside of the chip die; and
also monitors fan RPM.....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Zach Malone" <Diff at Mac.com>
To: <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2001 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] This Just In: HP to buy Compaq
> It depends on your motherboard. Many boards would trigger an alarm once
> chip reached a certain temperature, and shutdown the machine entirely at
> another temperature, with those temperatures being definable in the bios.
> Unfortunatly, AMD machines lack said cutouts, and I dont know if the P4
> them. It seems to me that that qualifies as a management system. Though
> dunno how your defining this.
> > Unfortunately they're pretty much useless as management devices. my
> > point was entirely about providing management information for alarms,
> > fan control, automated cut-off (not just of the CPU, but of the entire
> > system, perhaps in a controlled fashion), etc.
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