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Re: PowerMac G5 fans run out of control with kernel 4.17.0-3-powerpc64 but not with 4.16.0-1-powerpc64

Sadly, I don’t have the expertise to build a patched kernel.
If you can point me to a patched kernel .deb file, I’ll be happy to install it and report on the results.


On Sep 3, 2018, at 1:42 AM, Wolfram Sang <wsa@the-dreams.de> wrote:

>> The bug is “status: NEEDINFO”, so I assume it’s not fixed yet.  In the meantime, manually loading the windfarm modules is a tested workaround.
> Does this workaround work for you, too?
> "However, there is a workaround: In addition to CONFIG_I2C_POWERMAC=y you
> need to compile "Device Drivers → Macintosh device drivers → WINDFARM=y"
> statically into the kernel. Then, the relevant WINDFARM_xx module gets
> automatically loaded again."

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