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Re: Acer TM 803 and fan noise

On 4 Jan 2004, Martin Röhricht<roehricht@ira.uka.de> verbalized:
> Hello together,


> this summer I bought an Acer Travelmate 803 LMiB with a 1,6GHz

Nice machine :)

> Pentium M processor. Unfortunately the fan runs every few minutes
> for about 30 seconds with full speed which is a very noisy and
> annoying act. I can only help myself by pushing the processor
> speed down to 600MHz with
> 	# echo 4 > /proc/acpi/processor/CPU0/performance

Huh ? I don't have this problem here. Fans only run when I am playing
to bzflag more than a hour.

> I compiled new kernels 2.4.23 and 2.6.0-test11 with every possible
> acpi and centrino-speedstep support. I installed cpudynd and
> cpufreqd, but the fan still turns itself on. :-/

There might be a problem not related to linux kernel. Maybe there is
something you can tweak with the BIOS or whatever.

> Now I'm wondering if I can do anything against it or if somebody
> has an idea what might help me.
> Thanks in advance,


Xavier Maillard, zedek@gnu-rox.org

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