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Re: Finding correct component for Virtual Box / Debian / screen resolution issue

On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 11:24:15PM +0200, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > I strongly oppose installing, by default, any userland program that
> > takes over such low-level hardware control.
> Considering that Linux (on my machine) doesn't appear to be able to
> spin the fans up to full speed and in general control the fans well
> enough to prevent overheating and emergency shutdown without thinkfan
> installed and manually configured, I'll have to disagree with you.
> IIRC I found out about how to fix this issue with thinkfan from
> thinkwiki.org.

But as you've noted, it requires manual configuration. Are you suggesting that
the installer should step you through configuring thinkfan? Sounds like recipe
for disaster to me.

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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