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Re: Fan control on ibook2

On Wed, 17 Mar 2004 14:04:31 +0100, 
Colin Leroy gracefully wrote:
>>First it sets a very high load on the CPU. I wonder if the task is
>>correctly scheduled. I'll have a look at that. It's as if the task
>>monitoring task was running without yielding the processor...
>No, it just seems to :) You have a 1.0 load average, that's it ? this
>is due to TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE, which is needed according to Benjamin;
>however this doesn't eat the cpu power :)

Hmmm. Isn't it a problem in load accounting ?

>>Second, when rmmoding the module, it sets thermal limits to such a
>>low value (44), that fan becomes crazy, running at full speed.
>>(Measured temps are 53 and 56 °C).
>Interesting, maybe you can strip the bits about changing default limits
>on ADM*. I put these because on ADT*, the limits are quite high by

I'll try this.

>>Before I RTFM, I am not sure of the meaning of thermal limits : is it
>>the temperature at which fan are started ?
>Did you look at the values in /sys/devices/temperatures ? Do they look
>right ?

Seems so. 53 and 56 °C 


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