[patch] enhance powerd(8) to handle max temperature

Bill Moran wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Wed Aug 1 13:18:09 UTC 2007

In response to "Dag-Erling Smørgrav" <des at des.no>:

> Hajimu UMEMOTO <ume at freebsd.org> writes:
> > I cannot see _TC1, _TC2 nor _TSP in your `acpidump -dt' output.
> > Further, there is no _PSV definition in anywhere, in the first place.
> > It seems to me that your ACPI BIOS doesn't support passive cooling at
> > all.
> Going off on a tangent, I too have several motherboards (965P-based)
> which do not define any ACPI thermal zones, which leads me to wonder:
> what is the preferred way to access thermal data these days?  IPMI?  Do
> we have IPMI support in base or ports?

Not sure about the base, but we've been using ipmitool from ports for
a while with success, and we're investigating FreeIPMI.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

wmoran at collaborativefusion.com
Phone: 412-422-3463x4023

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