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I have HP 6910p and facing similar problem. It was temporarily solved with booting from old 3.16.0-34-generic kernel (via Grub Customizer).


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Sadly, the HD 4xxx series does not have particularly good power saving features in the Open Source driver today, let alone when this question was written. Unless the card was designed to run with the fan off, it will not be able to run at all without it. Additionally, most AMD cards contain firmware that regulates the fan. I would not recommend forcing ...


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Another possibility is that it is a software issue. I had the same thing on my laptop. When it happened, I opened "System Monitor" and saw that one process was using 2GB ram and 100% of one core. What can I do to diagnose this? When it happens again, open the system monitor and check if some process is using a lot of ram or cpu. If this is the case, it is ...


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It's probably a hardware problem, not a software problem, and the two problems in your question are probably related. When a computer fan gets old it wears out and the fan blades aren't mounted snugly on the bearings. This causes the fan to make noise and friction causes the fan to slow down, sometimes to less than half of its normal operating speed. The ...


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Try: Acers3fand Is a script which controls your Acer Aspire fan speed by cpu temperature. It is designed to work with Intel Core i5 CPU but might work with other cpus as well. Download Page Project Page Kernel versions 3.x and above, Ubuntu 11.10 and newer are also recommended. Installation: Open a terminal Press Ctrl+Alt+T And run: sudo -i ...


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Have you cleaned inside the fan itself? You can screw the top off. Most of the time there is dust on the inside of the cooling raster that prevents the air from blowing through the metal to cool it.


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You can try fancontrol. I've posted a solution here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/186426/how-do-i-control-the-fan-on-a-apple-mac-mini/614011#614011



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