[PlanetCCRMA] acpi fan control

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Sep 22 06:08:01 2003


On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 02:14:32PM +0200, kurt stockman wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> very happily running the 2.4.22-ll kernel on my laptop...:)
> I have two fans in my machine which i can turn on/off with 
> # echo 0/3 >/proc/acpi/fan/FN1/state
> 
> question: what software and/or configuration can i use to make the fan
> state dependent of the temperature? (eg: turn fan on at 51 C, turn off
> below...) ? >> Now it just stays on all the time (noisy....)

I use a gkrellm plugin for that, its for APM, but there might be an ACPI
version too.

- Steve