SOLVED (Re: Python hits the spot)

Bengt Richter bokr at
Mon Jun 24 21:51:35 EDT 2002

On Mon, 24 Jun 2002 14:37:37 +0200, Siegfried Gonzi <siegfried.gonzi at> wrote:

>RPM1 wrote:
>> Hey!  That's why I was asking if your laptop was a Hewlitt
>> Packard.  I had a Hewlitt Packard Pavillion laptop that would
>> die when the fan kicked on.
>> Any chess program will keep your CPU at 100%.
>> GnuChess is probably on your system now.  If not, it is a free
>> program.  Ask around on if you need
>> help.
>It was really the laptop processor. I tried the calculation on a 
>stationary machine (Pentium II 450 MHz and SuSE 8.0), and it works.
>Die Typen können jetzt was erleben.
Well, lucky guess on the heat. That _probably_ accounts for laptop
going to 87% and then shutting down, but how about the other huge
slowdowns in your big loop of 8? Did you get that diagnosed too?
Just curious ;-)

Bengt Richter

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