Re: cvs commit: src/sys/dev/acpi_support acpi_ibm.c
Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2006 at 04:52:06PM -0800, Nate Lawson wrote:
>> Thanks for adding support for this but it should be noted that this can
>> be very dangerous. If your userland app tries to control the fanspeed
>> and dies, your system could overheat. Hopefully, the BIOS will override
>> the user settings if the temp gets too high but that is a longshot when
>> mucking with things at this low level.
> We can market it as a security feature: "Thermal self-destruct"!
Nah! Won't work. At least my Thinkpad power down off hard if getting
really too hot. (I once put my thinkpad in my bag without shutting down)
Received on Sun Jan 15 2006 - 16:57:59 UTC