packard bell centrino CPU fan speed is not enough

Jeroen T. Bezemer jbezemer at
Sun Feb 3 22:50:49 UTC 2008

Rakotomandimby Mihamina wrote:
> Jeroen T. Bezemer wrote:
>>> I'd love to have some fan control, but what package is that?
>> it is all in lm-sensors.
> lm-sensors, AFAIK, only monitors.
> how to setup the fan speed?
> BTW 'fancontrol' and 'pwmconfig' are not in the Gutsy repo...
> mihamina at pbmiha:~$ apt-cache search fancontrol
> mihamina at pbmiha:~$ apt-cache search pwmconfig
> mihamina at pbmiha:~$
> No results...
Part of the package lm-sensors...
installed files:




for at least in hardy alpha 4, but almost certain it goes back to Dapper

so install lm-sensors

then sudo pwmconfig
and sudo fancontrol
(and read the manual for those)

Regards, Groeten, etc...

Jeroen Bezemer
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