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Re: cannot load toshiba.ko (was Re: Lenny: not able to control fan and hd spin on Toschiba laptop)


On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Mirto Silvio Busico wrote:

> Paolo ha scritto:
> > On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 03:31:37PM +0100, Mirto Silvio Busico wrote:
> >> msb01:/usr/src# modprobe toshiba
> >> FATAL: Error inserting toshiba
> >> (/lib/modules/2.6.22-2-686/kernel/drivers/char/toshiba.ko): No such device
> > ..............................................................^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > means just that: your hw doesn't have the kind of device toshiba.ko is 
> > supposed to talk to.
> > iirc toshiba.ko is for old models only.
> Fantastic!
> I have a Toshiba Satellite P30-130 model number PSP30E-20E019IT that is
> trying to burn because I cannot control the fan.
> Every module and utility I found for Toshiba laptops doesn't work saying
> that my kernel doesn't support toshiba utilities.
> Please, can someone tell me what can I do to avoid burning my laptop?
> (the CMOS menu haven't any fan control)

did you already take a look at:

if this doesn't help you.. i suggest you should ask the linux-acpi ML for
help with your laptop.
AND.. make sure you tried a _new_ kernel before.

Florian Reitmeir

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