Bug 112454 - kernel 2.4.22-1.2129.nptl update looses laptop CPU fan control
kernel 2.4.22-1.2129.nptl update looses laptop CPU fan control
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-12-19 17:52 EST by Bevis King
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-29 15:51:57 EDT
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Description Bevis King 2003-12-19 17:52:44 EST
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Description of problem:
Since installing the 2.4.22-1.2129.nptl kernel update, my Sony VAIO
laptop has shutdown twice apparently due to overheating.  Further
experimentation showed that the 2.4.22-1.2115.nptl kernel did
correctly activate the CPU fan when required, and the
2.4.22-1.2129.nptl kernel does not.

The laptop concerned is a PCG-Z600LEK with a 700MHz Pentium III with
SpeedStep.  The problems only started occuring after the kernel update.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Turn on laptop - it will cut out after approx 1 hour (depending on

Actual Results:  Shutdown probably due to overheat.

Expected Results:  Remains operating normally, using cooling fan as

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Comment 1 David Lawrence 2004-09-29 15:51:57 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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