• Welcome to Redshift Project Depot.

Laptop Logs

Started by Saty E, January 16, 2016, 04:54:10 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

Saty E

Alright, so this thread is going to be used to tell people what changes have been made to the development laptops.

01/16/2016 - Installed LabVIEW and  WPI's GRIP on the laptops.
01/17/2016 - Dev Laptop 1 is having some overheating issues. Don't use it until further notice.

Louis L

I opened up the dev1 laptop last night to see if it needed a cleaning.
The first thing that hit me was that a number of screws were missing. Of those that were there, several were loose. We should inspect the other 6 laptops ASAP.
As for the overheating, one screw that holds down the heatpipe over the graphics/southbridge chip (not sure which 'cause I didn't remove it to verify) was practically falling off. So the heatsink wasn't properly held down over the chip; which could be enough to cause the overheating problem. Let's see if this fixes things.