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Fri Nov 30 21:44:40 UTC 2007

not sure if that actually lowers the heat, but it doesn't hurt try. On the
other hand, have you tried installing the tp-fancontrol from the Thinkpad
Wiki? That helped my lappy cool down some.


On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 6:46 PM, Jennifer <oneferna at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I have Ubuntu 8.04, Hardy Heron, installed on my laptop and it seems to run
> very hot. It's 2 yr old laptop, a HP pavilion dv2000.
> I don't know where to began figuring out why. But I did go to ubuntuforums
> and found this
> sudo sysctl vm.swappiness=0
> What do you think, should I try it? If not, any suggestions? I'm been
> running with diff linux distros on different laptop for years, but I don't
> recall this ever happening before.
> One other thing, I did turn off Compix and checked top, nothing stood out.
> Just firefox and thunderbird chuggin along.
> Thanks!
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