[coreboot] Overheating on f2a85-m

Arthur Heymans arthur at aheymans.xyz
Sun Mar 26 21:32:56 CEST 2017


Piotr Kubaj via coreboot <coreboot at coreboot.org> writes:

> I've installed Coreboot on ASUS F2A85-M. Everything works fine, but
> the CPU overheats when doing something intensive (like video playing)
> and the OS crashes. Browsing the internet and watching movies doesn't
> make it sweat. I use FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE and Gentoo Linux.
Would be nice if you had some temperature figures.

> My CPU is X4 750k. I lowered the RAM voltage to 1.35V but it doesn't
> really help. Enabling power saving features also doesn't make a
> difference. Everything works fine on vendor UEFI, so this issue is
> specific to Coreboot. Any idea what I can do?
If you notice a difference in CPU fan speed, that would be my guess since
it looks fan control (super I/O) is rather minimally configured in coreboot.

Kind regards.
Arthur Heymans

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