why does linux-image-generic depend on thermald?

Asked by ben thielsen

i've just upgraded to 14.10, and i see that linux-image-generic now lists thermald as a dependency. is this really a genuine requirement now, that without which a computer cannot be used?

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

I suggest you report a bug if you suspect that this is superfluous.

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michael (yellupcm-gmail) said :

Check this site.


The site says thermald is on 14.04.

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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said :

If you find this dependency unnecessary I would suggest too, to report a bug and speak with the Ubuntu Kernel maintainers.

But first have a read here about Thermal Daemon:


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