[Wolves] uefi bios visible on external monitor

Adam Sweet adamsweet at gmail.com
Wed May 11 11:01:10 UTC 2016

On 11/05/16 10:22, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint via Wolves wrote:
> i am having problems with laptop with uefi boot i do not think it
> related to the bios but i would like to get access to the bios so i
> can see cpu temp. it keeps crashing and finding hard to pin down why ,
> the cpu temp does not seem too hot..

There are Windows applications that can tell you the CPU temp and fan
speeds. I've used Speedfan when trying determine fan and overheating
issues on family laptops and there are plenty of others.

On Linux you can use lm-sensors:


> is microsoft/intel/compaq forcing them to make it impossible to see
> the bios screen with external screen?

I'd expect not.


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