fan control

Roland Smith rsmith at
Fri Aug 27 18:52:11 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 12:02:18PM +0200, Matias wrote:
> Thanks for replying!
> 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. 

Some desktop machines have a knob that you can turn which controls the fan

In my experience only laptops come with a ACPI thermal subdevice.

> 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.

Reading the manual is also an option. :-)

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