fan control

Svein Skogen (Listmail account) svein-listmail at
Sat Aug 28 07:10:16 UTC 2010

On 27.08.2010 20:52, Roland Smith wrote:
> 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
> speed.
> In my experience only laptops come with a ACPI thermal subdevice.

Then, I guess that you've not used to Asus mainboards?

>> 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. :-)

Have you ever seen a manual for "consumer gear" that includes the word
"FreeBSD" except (maybe) in the copyright notices?


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