Re: CPU fans shut off by Debian?
On Mon, 11 Jul 2005, michael wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 10:49 -0400, Stephen Lokitz wrote:
> > > > > but, can you firstly ensure it's not a hardware prob - eg does it fall
> > > > > over when you run another op-sys?
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > Sorry about the top post. We are going to run a test with a live Knoppix
> > > > distro tonight. I think that should answer whether the problem is OS
> > > > related?
> > >
> > > Both use linux kernel, but different patches and compiler
> > > options. So a useful test, but if fan still shuts off you
> > > should perhaps test with a BSD or QNX or microsoft boot disk
> > > (just boot, not install)
> > >
> > Well, the same result happened with our Knoppix test, the fans stopped and
> > the system overheated. I assume at this point it either has to be
> > hardware or linux non-compatible. We are going to return the system to
> > the vendor for a different system entirely. If anyone else has any
> > suggestions in the next 24 hours we would certainly try them.
> check the BIOS (eg for power saving features)
> try with (ahem) XP boot disk (as another said, no need to do an install)
> I can't recall what hardware but if it's Xeon with hyperthreading you
> could try turning the HT off
It's an intel with Xeons. I just tried disabling Hyperthreading.
It did not work.