Armada 17xx, ACPI thermal management broken.
freebsd at nbritton.org
Tue Dec 21 05:35:01 PST 2004
Nikolas Britton wrote:
> Nikolas Britton wrote:
>> I have a Compaq Armada 1750 laptop and ACPI is some what broken. If I
>> enable ACPI the fan will never run causing the system to overheat and
>> shutdown, there are a few other problems with ACPI but this is the
>> major one. This is a standard 440BX/MX chipset (82443BX) so I don't
>> understand why this doesn't work yet with FreeBSD, Is this a problem
>> with my DSDT/AML/ASL whatever? The work around in the bug report I
>> submitted ( http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=i386/72566 )
>> does not work if the system is below the hw.acpi.thermal.tz0._ACx
>> threshold, if it is below this threshold at system boot the fan will
>> NEVER turn on even if hw.acpi.thermal.tz0.active=1 is set in
>> Any help would be appreciated on ether fixing this problem or a way
>> to use ACPI but disable the thermal monitoring so the system can
>> control the fan?
>> Also... in the bug report there is a link to a Linux kernel patch
>> that fixes this problem.
> Also is it not possible to just extract the AML code from that patch
> an use it to make a FreeBSD patch? I don't know as I'm not a
> programmer and I'm not sure of GPL issues
Sorry for the third reply to my own post but I thought this might help,
it is a copy of my asl code:
I updated the bug report as well and I'm going to cross post this in
freebsd-acpi mailing list.
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