Bug 190325 - On IBM T43 laptops, the fan is always on.
On IBM T43 laptops, the fan is always on.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: acpid (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2006-05-01 03:54 EDT by kb
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:16 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-05-10 10:28:09 EDT
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Description kb 2006-05-01 03:54:42 EDT
Description of problem:
On the IBM (lenovo) thinkpad T43 (2668-F7G) the fan is always on.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
dont, know. using FC5 with kernel 2.6.16-1.2096_FC5.

How reproducible:
install FC5 on a T43 2668-F7G.

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Actual results:
The fan is always on (making noise)

Expected results:
Fan should slow down or turn off when load is low.

Additional info:
I can add additional info if you specify what other info you need.
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2006-05-10 10:28:09 EDT
The acpid currently doesn't support powersaving modes. Most of the powersaving
development is currently done in the Desktop side, so it might be worth taking a
look at gnome-power-manager.

Read ya, Phil

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