[clamav-users] [OT] Priority problem

Charles Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Thu Jul 24 15:54:01 EDT 2014


On Jul 24, 2014, at 11:23 AM, Bernard Thédié <bernard.thedie at laposte.net> wrote:
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> Silly reason... my computer has a very, very noisy fan. At 90% it's unbearable ! So it's OK for a short burst, but scanning my USB key takes about 40 mn... few programs (that I use) need resources for such a long time.

If it's a ball-bearing fan; a drop of good oil-- 3-in-1 is OK, sewing machine oil is better-- should silence it.  (If it's a sleeve fan, junk it and replace with a quality fan.)

Alternatively, underclock the CPU so you get a lower Tmax under full load.

Regards,
-- 
-Chuck




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