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I have a ProBook 4530S with Windows 7 on it. I've got the software drivers from here.

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 x64 on it. I am noticing that the notebook became much hotter, even after installing the ATI Driver (which I got from ATI website)

Are there any drivers that I need to install? (It's Intel 2nd Gen Core i5)

According to the driver site from HP, there are not many drivers related to the chipset that I need to Install – just the ATI driver, which I already got from the ATI website, and the Intel VGA driver.

Here's the result of lspci:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family PCI Express Root Port (rev 09)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #2 (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev b4)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 2 (rev b4)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev b4)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev b4)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port 6 (rev b4)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family USB Enhanced Host Controller #1 (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation HM65 Express Chipset Family LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series Chipset Family 6 port SATA AHCI Controller (rev 04)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc NI Seymour [AMD Radeon HD 6470M]
24:00.0 System peripheral: JMicron Technology Corp. SD/MMC Host Controller (rev 30)
24:00.2 SD Host controller: JMicron Technology Corp. Standard SD Host Controller (rev 30)
24:00.3 System peripheral: JMicron Technology Corp. MS Host Controller (rev 30)
25:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
26:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 06)

Is there anything missing?

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I experience the same thing with my hp dv7 with an nvidia card. I think it's a glitch with power management in the general driver...like it doesn't distinguish between desktop and laptop cards w/ and w/o on card fans. –  hbdgaf Sep 21 '11 at 6:59
    
Do you have any solutions for it? even workarounds? –  Muhammad Hewedy Sep 21 '11 at 8:35
    
at present, no...sorry. –  hbdgaf Sep 21 '11 at 9:04
    
i haven't tried it, but you might be able to hack something together with manually setting your main fan to a higher constant speed... –  hbdgaf Sep 21 '11 at 9:32
    
:S Can you point me to a place to start from? –  Muhammad Hewedy Sep 21 '11 at 11:16
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I've got the same problem. Disabling discrete graphic from BIOS did the trick. Now the fan is regular.

I hope my answer is useful for someone that can work on discrete graphics integration with ubuntu, or help someone that is formatting just because having fan always running.

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Why would someone remove your answer? It is a solution to the problem, not perfect but a solution. –  Joe Taylor Sep 27 '11 at 14:16
    
It solved the problem, thanks. but I really miss the ATI card! –  Muhammad Hewedy Sep 29 '11 at 19:29
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