nvidia drivers cpu thermal threshold

asked 2016-10-08 15:50:31 -0500

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Hello i'm having an huge problem while installing Nvidia proprietary drivers on Fedora 24, i followed everything on https://www.unixmen.com/install-nvidi... and http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com... and even using the rpmfusion package, during installation cpu vent start to full throttle followed by a warning that thermal threshold have been exceeded at this point i close the laptop to avoid any damage. My computer is a RoG g750JX with ONLY the Nvidia 770M.

P.S. I'm installing the proprietary driver because without them i'm not able to manage screen backlight.

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Wait — I don’t think the screen backlight have anything to do with graphics drivers. You may be trying to solve the wrong problem here.

Aeyoun gravatar imageAeyoun ( 2016-10-08 19:05:05 -0500 )edit

Well it actually does... with nvidia drivers i'm able to manipulate screen backlight via xbacklight or by manual manipulating the brightness file located into /sys/class/backlight

HaZe gravatar imageHaZe ( 2016-10-09 09:13:05 -0500 )edit