fan control

Bruce Cran bruce at
Fri Aug 27 12:01:26 UTC 2010

On Fri, 27 Aug 2010 12:02:18 +0200
Matias <matiassurdi at> wrote:

> I've tried everything you mention here with no success:
> The BIOS is pretty basic, just allows to select boot order, set the 
> date, and not much more than that. No sysctls also. I guess that my
> only option to check if the hardware has the feature will be to get
> windows on it and see what happens. If it works, then I will keep
> investigating further, if not, then maybe it is impossible to stop it
> (without using brute force, of course :-) )

You might want to keep checking for BIOS updates: I got a new PC last
year with a Gigabyte motherboard and support for variable (PWM) fan
speed was only fixed afer a couple of months, and they've kept putting
out more versions since then.

Bruce Cran

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