cpufrequtils + i8kctl (+ gkrellm?) = cpu temp based throttling?

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sun Oct 21 01:51:46 BST 2007

On Sat, 20 Oct 2007 17:37:15 -0700 "Sai Emrys" <sai at saizai.com> wrote:
>On 10/20/07, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
>> You may have to boot with acpi=off for gkrellm to work.
>gkrellm seems to work just fine. It loads the i8k plugin and the fan
>speed control depending on cpu temperature works without a problem.
>(The temperature *graph* is ugly, but I just have it turned off, and
>don't consider that to be a real issue.)
>It thinks I have two fans (I don't), but again, whatever; it uses 2
>fans spinning = fan speed high, 1 fan spinning = fan speed low. Close
>enough. :)
>I don't see anything in gkrellm that indicates that it's *intended* to
>be able to cpu-throttle based on temperature, so maybe if that's the
>case then I'm just completely missing your point...?
My point was that it works better for me with acpi=off.  It might for you 

Scott K

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