Bug 219923 - fan being turned on and off all the time for the 2.6.18*FC5 kernels
fan being turned on and off all the time for the 2.6.18*FC5 kernels
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-12-16 12:46 EST by dann
Modified: 2008-01-17 08:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-17 08:57:30 EST
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Description dann 2006-12-16 12:46:20 EST
Description of problem:
The CPU fan keeps getting turned on and off all the time on one of my machines
even when the machine is iddle.

If I boot the 2.6.17-1.2157_FC5 kernel the fan stays almost always. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Some info about the machine:
# lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge
(rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX AGP bridge
(rev 03)
00:07.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
00:07.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
00:07.3 Bridge: Intel Corporation 82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 02)
00:0e.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82557/8/9 [Ethernet Pro 100] (rev 08)
00:10.0 Multimedia audio controller: C-Media Electronics Inc CM8738 (rev 10)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 RF/SG AGP
# cat /proc/cpuinfo 
processor       : 0
vendor_id       : GenuineIntel
cpu family      : 6
model           : 7
model name      : Pentium III (Katmai)
stepping        : 3
cpu MHz         : 497.903
cache size      : 512 KB
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : no
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 2
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36
mmx fxsr sse
bogomips        : 996.78
Comment 1 dann 2008-01-17 08:57:30 EST
Seems to work fine in F8.

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