Bug#623701: nvidia-glx: GPU idle temperature ~10C higher than normal

Andreas Beckmann debian at abeckmann.de
Sat Feb 18 21:08:31 UTC 2012

Hi Steve,

On 2011-06-09 21:21, Steve Clark wrote:
> The 275.09.04 driver in experimental won't install in Squeeze due to
> unmet dependencies, so I downloaded it from nVidia to try it. Same
> result.

Did you try any newer driver?
275.36 is in squeeze-backports, 290.10 in testing and 295.20 in unstable.

> Unfortunately, all my correspondence with nVidia is via email with
> Daniel Dadap, but I can give you an update thus far:
> It is being assumed that this is nothing more than an incorrect reading
> which is also causing the cooling fans to work overtime. I am currently
> arranging for some tests to measure the physical temperature to
> correctly diagnose the fault, i.e. incorrect reading or higher physical
> idle temperature. A hardware fault is ruled out as the 195 series
> drivers perform as expected.

Has there been any more activity on this problem?


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