FAN control howto

Hanspeter Roth hampi at
Mon Aug 23 12:56:41 PDT 2004

  On Aug 23 at 20:49, LeBaBouk spoke:

> I've installed FreeBSD 5.2.1 on a Compaq B1013 laptop. All is quite 
> fine but the machine remain very noisy. The FAN never stop. Does any 
> one knows how to control them (if it's possible)

The fan is probably controlled via the CPU.
Is CPU running at 100%? Is the idle process consuming >=98%?
If so my might have the WITNESS option enabled in the kernel
configuration. If so try without WITNESS.


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