5400Re: Need autofan help for LS2 (MIPS)
- Aug 10, 2006--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "lalunas10"
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "j_k_orr" <john@> wrote:
> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "j_k_orr" <john@>
> > >bit of
> > > I've tried setting up the Cool'n Quiet scripts but I'm having a
> > > a problem.shell
> > >
> > > I have an LS2 flashed with Openlink.
> > > I manually installed the Cool'n Quiet scripts, following the
> > > script but it doesn't seem to be behaving - the fan remainsrunning on
> > > high the whole time.I then
> > >
> > > When I manually do an Autofand stop, the process ends, but when
> > > restart it with AutoFand start I get a whole bunch of errors:script
> > > /etc/init.d/AutoFan: [: - unary operator expected
> > > The logfile, linkstation.log, has a message that the AutoFan
> > > has started.how to
> > >
> > > Can someone please help me to figure out what's not working and
> > > fix it?Thanks Andre,
> > > Thanks,
> > > John
> > >
> > Sorted - a stupid typo on my part.
> > Now it's running but the fan never seems to go into quiet mode.
> > Where do I start?
> > John
> (wrong /dev/ttyS* probably, wrong command maybe)
The command looks correct.
I have put in additional logging points to try and figure out what is
happening and it looks like it's simply a case of the hard drive
spinning up on a regular basis and the script catching it at
the 'wrong time'.
I've tried killing off various processes to see what is initiating
the disk access. I haven't quite narrowed it down, but killing
thttpd, ftp and samba means that it does eventually quieten down. But
I need these running even though real access is infrequent.
Is there a more 'intelligent' autofan utility which relies on drive
temperature or some other method to optimise fan speed?
I have seen mention of using smartmon but douldn't find any
definitive scripts with it working.
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