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Re: Bug#498180: ITP: eee-applet -- A systray applet for Eee Pc

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-=| Ben Armstrong, Sun, Sep 07, 2008 at 06:32:53PM -0300 |=-
> On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 00:07:39 +0200
> Julien Lavergne <julien.lavergne@gmail.com> wrote:
> >   * Control fan speed
> I'd be interested to see that supported in a way that doesn't require
> the unsupported eee.ko module.  I understand some patches
> have been accepted to support fan control in eeepc_laptop.ko through
> the sysfs interface, but there is no support for it in userspace yet,
> and that further patches may be needed before it is.

FWIW, at least on model 901, the kernel eeepc-laptop module exports 
fan control (and temperature reading) under /sys/class/hwmon. Reading 
and writing to the fan control files does work -- the fan speed 

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