[mythtv-users] Fan speed control using lm-sensors doesn't work.Help, please.
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Tue Nov 17 15:28:50 UTC 2009
Without more specifics (eg: CPU), those temps are probably fine. 70'+ is
when you need more active cooling
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[mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Allen Edwards
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 10:20 AM
To: Myth TV Users List
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Fan speed control using lm-sensors doesn't
On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 12:31 PM, Allen Edwards <allen.p.edwards at gmail.com>
> On Sun, Nov 15, 2009 at 6:22 AM, Boleslaw Ciesielski
> <bc-mythtv at comcast.net> wrote:
>> On 11/15/09 01:13, Allen Edwards wrote:
>>> The problem is with trying to get lm-sensors to work. I installed
>>> all the programs and got as far as running pwmconfig. All looked
>>> good, it controlled the CPU fan and did a detailed profile. It got
>>> very quiet at a setting of 180. But when it got to the part about
>>> testing what setting will not start the fan, it didn't change the
>>> fan speed. And when I created the fancontrol file and re-booted,
>>> the fan is always at max speed, which is 1400RPM.
>>> So one level of the program controls the fan speed, but when it
>>> comes down to it, something is different and the fan speed is not
>>> I should point out that this fan has 3 pins and not 4 so that may
>>> be part of the problem but the fan was being controlled by the first
>>> part of pwmconfig so I don't understand what is going on.
>> Make sure that any fan control options in the BIOS are disabled.
> I have just now verified that the BIOS fan control is disabled. I
> would use it but the bios can't read the temperature accurately.
> By the way, I am getting 60 degree C CPU temp when watching HD and
> doing two comflag sessions at the same time. Idle is about 35
> degrees. Are these numbers OK?
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