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Acer Aspire overheating/Bumblebee config?

Hello,

I hope that someone can help me. My Acer Aspire 5742 laptop is overheating. Just some minutes after starting my system with Fedora 20 the laptop gets very warm and the fan is spinning loudly.

I've read a similar question on this site which suggestes to install BumbleBee. I've done that and also followed the additional introduction 'with the NVIDIA proprietary drivers'. The installation went well with a root account, my account seemed not to work with the terminal code.

I hope someone can help me fix that problem. I've linked the related thread above. I would be grateful if someone may change me config file to get the problem solved. Thanks in advance.

I'll paste my modified bumblebee.config below:

# Configuration file for Bumblebee. Values should **not** be put between quotes

## Server options. Any change made in this section will need a server restart
# to take effect.
[bumblebeed]
# The secondary Xorg server DISPLAY number
VirtualDisplay=:8
# Should the unused Xorg server be kept running? Set this to true if waiting
# for X to be ready is too long and don't need power management at all.
KeepUnusedXServer=false
# The name of the Bumbleblee server group name (GID name)
ServerGroup=bumblebee
# Card power state at exit. Set to false if the card shoud be ON when Bumblebee
# server exits.
TurnCardOffAtExit=false
# The default behavior of '-f' option on optirun. If set to "true", '-f' will
# be ignored.
NoEcoModeOverride=false
# The Driver used by Bumblebee server. If this value is not set (or empty),
# auto-detection is performed. The available drivers are nvidia and nouveau
# (See also the driver-specific sections below)
Driver=nvidia

## Client options. Will take effect on the next optirun executed.
[optirun]
# The method used for VirtualGL to transport frames between X servers.
# Possible values are proxy, jpeg, rgb, xv and yuv.
VGLTransport=proxy
# Should the program run under optirun even if Bumblebee server or nvidia card
# is not available?
AllowFallbackToIGC=false


# Driver-specific settings are grouped under [driver-NAME]. The sections are
# parsed if the Driver setting in [bumblebeed] is set to NAME (or if auto-
# detection resolves to NAME).
# PMMethod: method to use for saving power by disabling the nvidia card, valid
# values are: auto - automatically detect which PM method to use
#         bbswitch - new in BB 3, recommended if available
#       switcheroo - vga_switcheroo method
#             none - disable PM completely
# LINK REMOVED

## Section with nvidia driver specific options, only parsed if Driver=nvidia
[driver-nvidia]
# Module name to load, defaults to Driver if empty or unset
KernelDriver=nvidia
Module=nvidia
PMMethod=auto
# colon-separated path to the nvidia libraries
LibraryPath=/usr/lib64/nvidia-bumblebee:/usr/lib/nvidia-bumblebee:/usr/lib64:/usr/lib
# comma-separated path of the directory containing nvidia_drv.so and the
# default Xorg modules path
XorgModulePath=/usr/lib64/nvidia-bumblebee/xorg,/usr/lib64/xorg/modules
XorgConfFile=/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia

Additional information (I'm speaking about testing Bumblebee with a demo found on the fedoraproject site /bumblebee: Pasting optirun glxgears -info | grep "GL_VENDOR" in the terminal displays

[  619.620044] [ERROR]The Bumblebee daemon has not been started yet or the socket path /var/run/bumblebee.socket was incorrect.
[  619.620044] [ERROR]Could not connect to bumblebee daemon - is it running?

But the code below which is DRI_PRIME=0 glxgears -info | grep "GL_VENDOR" works for me.

Acer Aspire overheating/Bumblebee config?

Hello,

I hope that someone can help me. My Acer Aspire 5742 laptop is overheating. Just some minutes after starting my system with Fedora 20 the laptop gets very warm and the fan is spinning loudly.

I've read a similar question on this site which suggestes to install BumbleBee. I've done that and also followed the additional introduction 'with the NVIDIA proprietary drivers'. The installation went well with a root account, my account seemed not to work with the terminal code.

I hope someone can help me fix that problem. I've linked the related thread above. I would be grateful if someone may change me config file to get the problem solved. Thanks in advance.

I'll paste my modified bumblebee.config below:

# Configuration file for Bumblebee. Values should **not** be put between quotes

## Server options. Any change made in this section will need a server restart
# to take effect.
[bumblebeed]
# The secondary Xorg server DISPLAY number
VirtualDisplay=:8
# Should the unused Xorg server be kept running? Set this to true if waiting
# for X to be ready is too long and don't need power management at all.
KeepUnusedXServer=false
# The name of the Bumbleblee server group name (GID name)
ServerGroup=bumblebee
# Card power state at exit. Set to false if the card shoud be ON when Bumblebee
# server exits.
TurnCardOffAtExit=false
# The default behavior of '-f' option on optirun. If set to "true", '-f' will
# be ignored.
NoEcoModeOverride=false
# The Driver used by Bumblebee server. If this value is not set (or empty),
# auto-detection is performed. The available drivers are nvidia and nouveau
# (See also the driver-specific sections below)
Driver=nvidia

## Client options. Will take effect on the next optirun executed.
[optirun]
# The method used for VirtualGL to transport frames between X servers.
# Possible values are proxy, jpeg, rgb, xv and yuv.
VGLTransport=proxy
# Should the program run under optirun even if Bumblebee server or nvidia card
# is not available?
AllowFallbackToIGC=false


# Driver-specific settings are grouped under [driver-NAME]. The sections are
# parsed if the Driver setting in [bumblebeed] is set to NAME (or if auto-
# detection resolves to NAME).
# PMMethod: method to use for saving power by disabling the nvidia card, valid
# values are: auto - automatically detect which PM method to use
#         bbswitch - new in BB 3, recommended if available
#       switcheroo - vga_switcheroo method
#             none - disable PM completely
# LINK REMOVED

## Section with nvidia driver specific options, only parsed if Driver=nvidia
[driver-nvidia]
# Module name to load, defaults to Driver if empty or unset
KernelDriver=nvidia
Module=nvidia
PMMethod=auto
# colon-separated path to the nvidia libraries
LibraryPath=/usr/lib64/nvidia-bumblebee:/usr/lib/nvidia-bumblebee:/usr/lib64:/usr/lib
# comma-separated path of the directory containing nvidia_drv.so and the
# default Xorg modules path
XorgModulePath=/usr/lib64/nvidia-bumblebee/xorg,/usr/lib64/xorg/modules
XorgConfFile=/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia

Additional information (I'm speaking about testing Bumblebee with a demo found on the fedoraproject site /bumblebee: Pasting optirun glxgears -info | grep "GL_VENDOR" in the terminal displays

[  619.620044] [ERROR]The Bumblebee daemon has not been started yet or the socket path /var/run/bumblebee.socket was incorrect.
[  619.620044] [ERROR]Could not connect to bumblebee daemon - is it running?

But the code below which is DRI_PRIME=0 glxgears -info | grep "GL_VENDOR" works for me.

Acer Aspire overheating/Bumblebee config?

Hello,

I hope that someone can help me. My Acer Aspire 5742 laptop is overheating. Just some minutes after starting my system with Fedora 20 the laptop gets very warm and the fan is spinning loudly.

I've read a similar question on this site which suggestes to install BumbleBee. I've done that and also followed the additional introduction 'with the NVIDIA proprietary drivers'. The installation went well with a root account, my account seemed not to work with the terminal code.

I hope someone can help me fix that problem. I've linked the related thread above. I would be grateful if someone may change me config file to get the problem solved. Thanks in advance.

I'll paste my modified bumblebee.config below:

# Configuration file for Bumblebee. Values should **not** be put between quotes

## Server options. Any change made in this section will need a server restart
# to take effect.
[bumblebeed]
# The secondary Xorg server DISPLAY number
VirtualDisplay=:8
# Should the unused Xorg server be kept running? Set this to true if waiting
# for X to be ready is too long and don't need power management at all.
KeepUnusedXServer=false
# The name of the Bumbleblee server group name (GID name)
ServerGroup=bumblebee
# Card power state at exit. Set to false if the card shoud be ON when Bumblebee
# server exits.
TurnCardOffAtExit=false
# The default behavior of '-f' option on optirun. If set to "true", '-f' will
# be ignored.
NoEcoModeOverride=false
# The Driver used by Bumblebee server. If this value is not set (or empty),
# auto-detection is performed. The available drivers are nvidia and nouveau
# (See also the driver-specific sections below)
Driver=nvidia

## Client options. Will take effect on the next optirun executed.
[optirun]
# The method used for VirtualGL to transport frames between X servers.
# Possible values are proxy, jpeg, rgb, xv and yuv.
VGLTransport=proxy
# Should the program run under optirun even if Bumblebee server or nvidia card
# is not available?
AllowFallbackToIGC=false


# Driver-specific settings are grouped under [driver-NAME]. The sections are
# parsed if the Driver setting in [bumblebeed] is set to NAME (or if auto-
# detection resolves to NAME).
# PMMethod: method to use for saving power by disabling the nvidia card, valid
# values are: auto - automatically detect which PM method to use
#         bbswitch - new in BB 3, recommended if available
#       switcheroo - vga_switcheroo method
#             none - disable PM completely
# LINK REMOVED

## Section with nvidia driver specific options, only parsed if Driver=nvidia
[driver-nvidia]
# Module name to load, defaults to Driver if empty or unset
KernelDriver=nvidia
Module=nvidia
PMMethod=auto
# colon-separated path to the nvidia libraries
LibraryPath=/usr/lib64/nvidia-bumblebee:/usr/lib/nvidia-bumblebee:/usr/lib64:/usr/lib
# comma-separated path of the directory containing nvidia_drv.so and the
# default Xorg modules path
XorgModulePath=/usr/lib64/nvidia-bumblebee/xorg,/usr/lib64/xorg/modules
XorgConfFile=/etc/bumblebee/xorg.conf.nvidia

Additional information (I'm speaking about testing Bumblebee with a demo found on the fedoraproject site /bumblebee: Pasting optirun glxgears -info | grep "GL_VENDOR" in the terminal displays

[  619.620044] [ERROR]The Bumblebee daemon has not been started yet or the socket path /var/run/bumblebee.socket was incorrect.
[  619.620044] [ERROR]Could not connect to bumblebee daemon - is it running?

But the code below which is DRI_PRIME=0 glxgears -info | grep "GL_VENDOR" works for me.