[PlanetCCRMA] radeon 9700 fc3

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jan 28 01:47:01 2005

On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 12:57:54 -0800, Matthew Allen wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 20:29:24 +0000, Steve Harris
> <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
> > FWIW, my now deceased I8100 and my curent thinkpad both work better with
> > ACPI disabled. ACPI messes with the ipw chipset, and burns a load more
> > power when suspended. YMMV.
> Did/Do you ever have any overheating problems? Or does the bios take
> care of the fans?

The BIOS takes care of it in extreme cases, but there was a plugin for
gkrellm that allowed you to tune the APM fan temperatures, and I got it a
lot better tuned that the BIOS default, so the fans kicked in
independently, preventing the hurricane case of both fans on full blast.

- Steve