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14.2 > System > thermald (1.8)

The Linux Thermal Daemon program from Intel Open Source Technology Center

Thermald deals with thermal issues for Intel processor families
codenamed Intel Sandy-Bridge and above. It is a Linux daemon
used to prevent the overheating of systems. This daemon monitors
temperature and applies compensation using available cooling methods.

Since this is a daemon, it can be started at boot via /etc/rc.d/rc.local:

An entry could be added to /etc/rc.d/rc.local_shutdown as well:
killall thermald

Optional dependency: msr-tools

To upgrade please remove thermal_daemon first and then install thermald.

If thermald failed to launch, try adding this option first:

Maintained by: Willy Sudiarto Raharjo
Keywords: thermal,intel,cooling
ChangeLog: thermald


Source Downloads:
thermal_daemon-1.8.tar.gz (135ba1317598da2ef7be2f47b469ca3e)

Download SlackBuild:
thermald.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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