i just realized something frightening
lamsokvr at xprt.net
Tue Sep 20 20:41:05 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-09-21 at 05:09 +1000, admin wrote:
> this is just it, the fan speed is controlled completely by the os
> if you install an os that has no fan support at all, the fans work at
> full speed, and now that's FRIGHTENING!
> it happens when you boot from the apple diagnostics disc - the fans
> spins frighteningly fast
> perhaps you're right though - in cpu intensive tasks i wonder if both
> cpu's actually go full bull (?)
Are you running gkrellm?
It will tell you
> On 21/09/2005, at 5:02 AM, Zach wrote:
> > Maybe somebody who knows more could comment, but I would be surprised
> > if the fan speed is governed by your OS. I would think that would be
> > controlled by the motherboard hardware. If there is only one fan
> > speeding up it could be because only cpu 0 is being heavily taxed.
> > The system monitor under Applications-->System tools will show you
> > load per cpu.
> > Also are you running the smp kernel?
> > On 9/20/05, admin <admin at highlinewebhosting.com> wrote:
> >> ubuntu does not have support for both fans in the G5 powermac
> >> it only speeds up one of the fans when both cpus are getting hot
> >> i'm worried that this will damage the lower cpu
> >> have they fixed this in 5.10?
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