Three installer questions
mgolden at mitchgolden.com
Sun Oct 1 22:24:51 BST 2006
Here's the page for the i8kutils package, which has the list of the
I got the impression that this was controlled in software because this
page seems to say that it is required:
So, do people agree that this should be part of the install CD? What
should I do to get this to happen?
On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Scott Dier wrote:
> It completely depends on which laptop it is, those were the old i8k
> based laptops. I don't think any of the newer laptops are controlled
> solely by software.
> If they are, let me know which models, I'd like to avoid them. :)
> Soren Hansen wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 02:52:41PM -0400, Mitch Golden wrote:
>>> 2) I've recently learned that on Dell laptops, the CPU fan is
>>> controlled by the software, not hardware.
>> I don't know about all Dell laptops, but the one I had a few years ago
>> was indeed hardware controlled, but could be overridden by software.
>> Should the software fail, THAT's when you could fry your machine. In
>> that case, the safer choice is to leave it to the hardware.
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