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Re: Turning fan on in Pismo

I just came through a long thread "Re: Pismo Status" on debian-powerpc,
may 2000. The key point seem to be that fan is controlled by pmu on
pismo. Does any one have further information on this point ? 

According to Cedric Pradalier, on Tue, 11 May 2004 13:40:28 +0200, 
>What is the thermal control chip on pismo ?
>Is this an i2c chip like on ibook2.2 ?
>On my ibook, I have the following device (responding adm1030). What
>about yours ?
>cat /proc/device-tree/uni-n/i2c/fan/device_type
>It is the same problem on ibook2.2. So I developped the chip driver. If
>the chip is the same, you may try my module and set the fan starting
>temperature to a saner value. By default, it starts at 68°C on ibook...
>According to Uwe Steinmann, on Tue, 11 May 2004 13:24:55 +0200, 
>>I feel like my good old Pismo is getting to hot, resulting
>>in random segm faults under heavy load. Though I'm runnig
>>sid this doesn't look like buggy software. I experience this
>>especially while compiling software. /proc/cpuinfo reports
>>about 50 C° than. 
>>I also wonder, why the fan is never turned on.
>>Has anybody made similiar experiences? Is there any
>>way to turn on the fan manually?
>>  Uwe


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