hp pavilion dv6 laptop overheating. tried various solutions.

Asked by Jacques Malaprade on 2013-03-06


I have an hp pavilion dv6 with ATI radeon graphics card. The cpu is currently at 75 degrees idle and gpu at 93 idle!!!! I have paid for a proper cleanup (£60 later) including fans and thermal paste etc. I have tried:

1. the Jupiter app which is supposed to adjust the power usage.
2. checked the bios is the latest version.
3. edited /etc/default/grub to include
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash pcie_aspm=force"4. installed the proprietary drivers ( only can't monitor gpu then... )

with temperatures staying the same... All the above were suggested on this forum and others. I don't know how long this laptop will last if this caries on.

Any advice will be much appreciated.


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s.fox (silver-fox) said : #1


I would advise you to start a thread on the ubuntu forums [1] , as
launchpad is only used for problems with the forum software itself.

[1] Www. Ubuntuforums. Org

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