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Re: Thermal control - iMac G5 (information request)

On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 18:19 +0200, Eduardo Trápani wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> Well, for you to read when you come back.  I tested 2.6.16-rc1-git1
> with your patch and the fan stays *off* all the time (well, so far,
> the computer's been on for forty minutes only).  Here is the dmesg
> output.  It might be working!!
> Is there a way to check if the fan will actually start?  I don't want
> the computer to fry over the weekend :).  I tried to write a c program
> to do some stupid calculation over and over again.  The loadaverage
> went up to twenty something but the fan stayed off.  I bet that's not
> the way to trigger it though.
> Anyway, in the meantime I'll boot one of the older kernels, just in
> case.

Check /sys/devices/platform/windfarm.0/*, the files in there should show
you the fan speeds and temperatures.


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