Re: Fan control (and power-saving in general) on Dell Inspiron Studio 153x
El Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:09:14 -0700
Joe Emenaker <firstname.lastname@example.org> escribió:
> So, I multi-boot my Dell Inspiron Studio 1537 with Windows 7, Debian,
> and Backtrack (which is based on Ubuntu, which is based on Debian)...
> Windows 7 gets the best battery life out of all of them. I've tried
> to get better fan control and sensor data in Debian, but, as I
> recall, the prober from lm-sensors never seems to find a way to
> control my fans, etc. And, on Backtrack, the fans are on pretty high
> constantly. As a result, my battery life is noticeably worse with
> Debian and Backtrack.
> Can anyone share any secrets or tips they have with getting better
> fan control or cpu-throttling or battery life on this line of Dell
> Inspiron Studio's (the 153x, series)?
> - Joe
I own a Dell XPS L502x, use a kernel 3.3 or above