Re: 17" Powerbook fan turns on when starting into Ubuntu Dapper
BXrge Holen wrote:
> On Friday 11 August 2006 00:17, Adam D wrote:
>> Adam D wrote:
>>> BXrge Holen wrote:
>>>> On Thursday 10 August 2006 23:53, Adam D wrote:
>>>>> OK, I decided to just install Ubuntu on the 2nd Gen 17" powerbook with
>>>>> ext3 as the file system and it works for now instead of booting into
>>>>> Upon startup and starting the network interfaces and then the portmap
>>>>> the fan turns on full throttle and spins for a while. It is semi loud
>>>>> and is rather annoying. Is there a way not to have the fan spin when
>>>>> booting into Ubunto on startup?
>>>> Is the fan a problem? As in; a fault that make it spin, instead of
>>>> temp.? Anyway, I believe I had some sort of unagreement with my fan
>>>> together with kernel 2.6.8, while at it, I'm not completely sure.
>>> Guess one would say it is not a problem however when booting into OSX the
>>> fan does not turn on unless of something really pushing the CPU hard. On
>>> Ubuntu the fan is extremely sensitive and turns on with the slightest
>>> thing running.
> Yes, that could be what I mentioned, I installed debian testing and a vanilla
> kernel, problem solved.
>>> I can't tell if it is heat related or not. How does one
>>> tell? As for the kernel. I have not yet been able to have a good
>>> working kernel on the 17 powerbook yet :(. Any kernel that does run when
>>> switching from a graphical tty to another tty, the display goes so wacky
>>> on me.
> This was fixed when I booted a new vanilla. BUT seems to happen occationaly,
> every once a weeked... and is fixed by going back and forth one more time.
Is it possible to get a copy of your kernel config and is it the latest (184.108.40.206)? Every time I tried to compile a vanilla kernel it just does not work for me on the 17" powerbook but it works for my other G4s, G3s, and xserv.