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Re: questions on ACPI

On Thursday 22 January 2004 19:11, Russell Coker wrote:

> > So from my perspective apm "works" as long as the fans start up before
> > the cpu burns a whole through the keyboard.
> Therefore you have not tested Linux APM support at all!  Probably if you
> test it you will discover that it doesn't work.
> APM does not permit the OS to control fans etc.  It is totally different to
> ACPI.  The fact that your fan works is a matter of hardware and BIOS, if it
> didn't work then it would not be any fault of Linux's APM.

How do you then explain that without APM or ACPI, the fans do not start up 
leaving the system frozen after even small amounts of CPU load?


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