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Bug#649253: eeepc-wmi does not seem to adjust fan speed, but prevents use of fancontrol

On Sun, 2012-09-02 at 22:47 +0200, Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:
> Just to explain: eeepc-wmi will not be fixed, as the developers told me (almost 
> 2 years ago). The problem of this, is that the old hardware specs of my EEEPC 
> 1005 HGO are not made available by the vendor. So it is of course impossible, 
> to write a kernel module. 
> All newer hardware, which is in most newer processors will be supported, of 
> course! But as I said, my EEEPC 1005 HGO with the old single core cpu (Intel 
> N280), still got the old and undocumentd API.  
> > What steps exactly do you use to work around the bug?  What do you
> > mean by "running the old kernel module"?  Are you using an older
> > kernel?
> > 
> No, I can choose either to load eeepc-wmi or use the option "acpi_osi="Linux" 
> which let me load eeepc-laptop at startup. The second one I call the "old" 
> module, as this is the old fancontroller module developed for my old cpu.
> If eeepc-laptop is used, then eeepc-wmi will not be loaded.

Corentin, I assume you understand what's going on with these different
drivers.  Shouldn't we add a dmi_enable_osi_linux quirk for the affected
models in drivers/acpi/blacklist.c?


Ben Hutchings
In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.

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