Re: CPU fan permenantly on. Toshiba L300. (squeeze/sid (2.6.30-2-686))
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- From: James Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 22:09:44 +1300
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On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 10:12 PM, James Clark <email@example.com> wrote:
> All I can tell you is previously acpi_osi="Linux" would allow
> "normal" fan behaviour. Whatever the fan is.
I really hope this isn't premature.
I think I found what the cause was.
The kernel option acpi_osi="Linux" used to be the "fix" with my Ubuntu install.
I migrated to Debian with a squeeze/sid installation and the "fix"
stopped working. I was stumped.
With GRUB 2 you edit '/etc/default/grub' then run 'update-grub'.
This is the line that _is_ working for me:
Note the escape characters. Previously I wasn't escaping the
quotations therefore the quotes in the kernel option were being
stripped when they were then written to /boot/grub/grub.cfg .
Just a bit frustrating.