Management of Thermal
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Tue Oct 16 09:28:09 PDT 2007
On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Norberto Meijome wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Oct 2007 09:29:07 +0200
> Richard Arends <richard at unixguru.nl> wrote:
> > > I checked the code in more detail. Unfortunately, the fan_level
> > > sysctl is NOT present in my system
> > Hmm that's strange. Maybe an other acpi call or something like that?
> hi Richard,
> well, i grepped sysctl -a for "fan", not there.
What revision of that have you? It's not clear to me tha this fan level
stuff, documented with rev 1.10, was ever MFC'd to 6-STABLE. If I'm
diffing the right versions it appears that it wasn't, and the comment on
188.8.131.52 (6.X) says only 'MFC: 1.11, 1.12', but that seems not so, if I'm
reading the diffs against any of those versions right (incl 1.14 @ 7.0)
> > > I will follow up in -acpi@ too i think
Not that there hasn't been lots of interesting discussion here, but
I reckon you may do better there, as it's 100% an ACPI issue. It's
not much busier than -mobile usually.
> > > dev.acpi_ibm.0.thermal: 95 66 44 92 50 -1 41 -1
> > Auch... CPU at 95 degrees, that's not funny.
I'd not known which of these were which before, thanks Richard!
my %sensors = ( "1", "CPU",
"2", "Mini PCI Module",
"5", "Built-in battery",
"6", "UltraBay battery",
"7", "Built-in battery",
"8", "UltraBay battery");
so your GPU is running pretty hot too ..
> i know. forget about running QEmu ...
> I think it could be that my particular version of laptop doesn't
> trigger that section of the acpi code to be loaded... i know it's
> supported, as the linux code worked just fine (as per my previous
> email). but i really dont want to use linux, so i'll be trying 7 soon
> i think
A fresh start in -acpi might still find something useful for 6-STABLE,
hopefully I won't languish as badly as 5 did after 6 was released :) but
yes I'll be trying 7 now there may be a coherent set of ports/packages.
> "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
> George Santayana
Which is a real bummer when you forget yesterday ..
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