post install, you have to let 'er run
the laptop seems to be quite hot while in action. My last old laptop died under a VL install, so maybe I am just a little gunshy.HOW LONG
- if stuck in a loop, & devices constantly spun up/down, CPU cycles are maxed,
ALL creating heat ~ So YES - overheat... Esp on a laptop, may occur
Unfortunately, (user preventable) subsequent damage is not covered in terms of
OTOH, (while) Below URL may amuse, provide diversion from frustrations:http://www.oocities.org/ftcc_operatingsystems/chapter_4a.htm
Distro developers may wish to ponder this tibit:
CPU Cycle Time (Running Queue Time): The amount of time the CPU spends in executing a job. It may also include the OVERHEAD required to service a job, such as saving the process control block during context switching.
If a job in the READY state cannot proceed because a required device fails, it should be sent back to the HOLD state, not the WAITING state.