Re: [patch] therm_adt746x.c
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.
Michael Tautschnig schrieb:
> 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,
> 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!