[acpi-jp 3001] RE: ACPI and Gateway 400sd4 laptop
nate at root.org
Fri Jan 16 10:33:56 PST 2004
On Fri, 16 Jan 2004, Nate Lawson wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, Sean Lazar wrote:
> > >> I have a Gateway 400SD4 laptop that I am having thermal issues with in
> > >> FreeBSD-CURRENT. The two-speed fan dosen't seem to come on. With ACPI on,
> > >> after the system has been running a little while and has warmed up, if I
> > >> turn off acpi with "acpiconf -d" the fan will kick on immediately. After
> > >> that the fan appears to behave normally, turning on and off when
> > >> necessary.
> > >> If the laptop boots warm with the fan on, it will shut off when it gets
> > >> cool but it won't come back on again.
> > >
> > >Output from sysctl hw.acpi would help. You can also play with values from
> > >0-2 for hw.acpi.tz0.active. That should manually turn the fan on at
> > >various speeds.
> > >
> > >-Nate
> > very interesting, it dosen't want to turn on the fan:
> > freebsd-5_2# sysctl hw.acpi.thermal.tz0.active=0
> > hw.acpi.thermal.tz0.active: -1 -> -1
> Your ASL has something strange. Your ThermalZone has an _INI method.
> Try the following patch:
Just looked again and the patch won't help your particular problem. It
only would affect the _PSV methods which we don't implement yet. I'm
wondering if your EC is being set up correctly. Can you do a boot -v and
then dmesg > out and send that? Also, does battery status work ok?
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