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Re: [patch] therm_adt746x.c

hi michael,

i struggeled with the same problem - the patch works fine!

is it possible to setup a minimum speed as default?
so the temperature would not rise up that fast.

thx, alex.

Michael Tautschnig schrieb:
> Hi!
> At least on my post-Feb 2005 12" powerbook the therm_adt746x module sometimes
> showed a fairly strange behaviour - my fan was steadily spinning up and down
> every other second. AFAIK this happens, if either the GPU- or the CPU sensor
> show an elevated temperature, but not both of them. 
> The attached patch
> - IMHO fixes this issue
> - tries to do smoother speed-changes by considering the previous speed and
>   temperature too
> - shows the correct sensor-location in case of a single fan too
> - does not use the fan_speed-parameter anymore - it tries to keep the speed
>   appropriate for temperature relative to the limit, thus one can change the
>   fan-speed/noise by changing the limit. Still, it could easily be changed back
>   to the former use of this parameter.
> Comments are appreciated,
> Michael
> PS.: I only modified the update_fans_speed-function, thus the patch, although
> made for 2.6.13, should work for 2.6.12.x as well!

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