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Bug#596515: linux-image-2.6.32-5-powerpc64: windfarm_pm121 is not built leading to loud fan on iMac G5 iSight

On Sun, 12 Sep 2010, Étienne BERSAC wrote:

> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.32-21
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> Debian testing kernel is not shipped with the driver for fan control
> on iMac G5 iSight (Motherchip is PowerMac12,1). This is very annoying.
> The windfarm_pm121 driver is upstream since 2006. So it should be quite
> stable. Also, this driver is only loaded for users of iMac G5 iSight
> (17" and 20"). Including the driver won't have effect on other users.
> To enable it, CONFIG_WINDFARM_PM121 must be set to 'm' in
> debian/config/powerpc/config.powerpc64 . Just like PM81, PM91 and PM112.
> It is currently not set :
> grep WINDFARM /boot/config-2.6.32-5-powerpc64 
> # CONFIG_WINDFARM_PM121 is not set
> I built the module by patching linux-2.6 source package, added it to
> /lib/modules/. So the debug attached shows what **should** be a correct boot.

thanks for the testing, modular enabled for next linux-2.6 upload
to sid/squeeze. 
happy weekend.


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