thermal kill switch

Dean Johnson dtj at
Wed Oct 23 06:38:51 PDT 2002

On Wed, 1969-12-31 at 07:59, Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:
> According to alvin at
> > some motherboards have health monitors...
> > 	- you can go into the bios and tell it what to do
> > 	( shutdown when the temp hits a value )
> > 
>    But are you sure that Linux shutdown will be correct in that case ?

Linux doesn't shutdown, the machine powers off. Not optimal, but turning
your computer into a paperweight or doorstop, is MUCH less optimal.


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