Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 961063
i8k service and fan speed with Dell laptop
Last modified: 2014-02-05 16:17:10 EST
Created attachment 745320 [details]
i8kmon service script from Debian (in /etc/init.d)
First, the problem seem to be related with this issue:
I have a Dell laptop: Inspiron 15R SE (7520) which is powered by a Fedora 18 with the kernel 3.8.11-200.fc18.x86_64
I would like to use the i8kutils package to let a service to regulate the speed of the fan of the laptop but, when I read the "service" script of i8k in /etc/init.d/i8k, there is nothing which launch i8kmon. Only i8kbuttons.
In fact, I thought the i8k service script would be like a Debian-one...
Oh, and why don't you split the i8kutils package to avoid to install GKrellm and the i8k plugin for it?
I attached the i8kmon service script from Debian.
in fact i8kmon at "/etc/init.d" is already the service for i8kutils. Once loaded, it controls the fan speed automatically. At debian, it is only to do '# sudo service i8kmon start'.
The latest package with bug fixes is hosted at the link below
It is not specifically being developed for Fedora, but I think you can use the tar.gz file.
In the next releases, a version might be released without GKrellm and any other thing; just to control fan speed.
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