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From: "Francisco Figueiredo Jr." <fxjrlists@...>
Subject: Re: How to turn off cpu fan when I turn on my laptop?
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2004 21:32:06 -0200
Nathan Caldwell wrote:
> Unless you have a driver that will allow you control of the fan from
> inside the OS it's all handled by the BIOS. That's what the i8kutils
> does for inspiron 8xxx laptops, don't know about other manufacturers.
> 

Hi Nathan.

Yeap, i8kutils is something I'd like to be available to my gateway m350 
laptop.

I will try to check if thermal trip points could help me.

Regards,

Francisco Figueiredo Jr.

> -SaintDev
> 
> 
> On Wed, 3 Nov 2004 21:37:14 +0100, Pavel Riha <pavel.riha@...> wrote:
> 
>>On Tue, Nov 02, 2004 at 12:15:44PM -0200, Francisco Figueiredo Jr. wrote:
>>
>>>I'm facing a little issue with my laptop and cpu fan.
>>>
>>>...
>>
>>
>>>Kernel only turns off my cpu fan after the temperature passes the 48C
>>>and come back to 42, 43. And turns it on again when it reaches the 51C.
>>>
>>>When I reach this level, it is ok. Kernel works as expected turning the
>>>fan on and off. The problem is before reaching this level, the fan
>>>doesn't turn off.
>>>
>>>I'd like to know if there is something I could do to tell kernel to turn
>>>off my fan if temperature is below 42C for example, even after a fresh
>>>boot, when temperature starts with 35C.
>>
>>hmm ... are you sure, that the kernel even CAN stop the fan?
>>I thing that no :(
>>
>>I thing it's the bios(?) work or so.
>>
>>Pavel
>>--
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>>
>>                                           Bill Gates, 1981
>>
>>
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