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Re: therm_adt746x

On Sat, 2004-09-11 at 18:05 +0200, Florian Reitmeir wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Aug 2004, Chris Anderson wrote:
> > > i use my iBook G4 since dec/03 and never used the module "therm_adt746x". Now
> > > sometimes people post, that the module is important, and write things like,
> > > 
> > > "not using the module my damage your hardware"
> > > 
> > > is that true?
> > 
> > Yes, since without that module your ibook will never use any of its
> > built in fans. Thus heat will build up and potentially cause hardware
> > failure.
> Thats not true, my Fans work just fine, on heavy load, even without the
> module. The module itself claims only to lower the max. temp. so the fans run
> more often.
> The question remains, is this module a must have, or an add on?

Without the module my ibook g4 gets uncomfortably hot (both the bottom
and the handrest). With it I have no problems. I increased the threshold
a bit though so it wouldn't kick on so much.
Chris Anderson <chris@nullcode.org>
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