Gentoo Archives: gentoo-laptop

From: "Francisco Figueiredo Jr." <fxjrlists@×××××××××.br>
To: gentoo-laptop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-laptop] How to turn off cpu fan when I turn on my laptop?
Date: Mon, 08 Nov 2004 23:19:00
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-laptop] How to turn off cpu fan when I turn on my laptop? by Nathan Caldwell
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@××××××××.cz> 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 >>-- >>Pavel Riha >>====================================================================== >>640 kB should be enough for everyone. >> >> Bill Gates, 1981 >> >> >> >>-- >>gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list >> >> > > > -- > gentoo-laptop@g.o mailing list > >
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