Manual fan spped control?

stan stanb at
Fri Jun 18 13:58:52 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 03:46:13PM +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> stan wrote:
> > I have a Sun U40, which is crashing intermitantly while working hard.
> > I watched it do this yesterday, and it seems to me that it is just
> > plain overheeating. The fabs were not speeding up, evne though the
> > machine kept getting hotter, and hotter.
> > 
> > For now, I have just gone into the BIOS and set them at max, but this
> > makes it even louder in the room with the machine. I know whne this
> > laod spike is gong to occur, and it is at night when no one is in
> > the rook`m.
> > 
> > Is there a way to amnaully hange the fan speeds?
> Have a look at the package "fancontrol".

Never mind. I found hte man page, which lead me to run pwmconfig, which
told me:

/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

So, I gues I am out of luck.

Thanks, anyway.

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