[lm-sensors] Fintek f71882fg ACPI conflict
linux at roeck-us.net
Thu Jun 28 20:57:12 CEST 2012
On Thu, Jun 28, 2012 at 06:39:03PM +0100, Michael Zintakis wrote:
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> >Problem is most likely that the BIOS does not "kick-start" the fan(s),
> >and the chip does not have a register to set a "start fan" pwm value (other
> >chips such as the NCT677X do have a register for that purpose).
> Yep, that seems to be the case indeed.
> > So you may
> >be stuck with your manual method if you want to keep the fan running at speeds
> >lower than pwm=190.
> Would it be possible for such feature to be implemented in the
> f71882fg driver? Most of the stuff which is done with my bash script
> will be very easy to implement in the driver as it involves nothing
> more than playing with the registry values and adding a bit of logic
> to it. Would that be possible?
No, that is not in the scope of a kernel driver. You could use fancontrol(8),
but that would mean you have to switch to manual fan control (from chip
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