19201Re: My laptop's intrusive noisy fan
- May 5, 2003it's a plugin, using i8kfan utility. I've never tried 1.x but I'm
using version 2 and it's working fine
--- In email@example.com, "Dave Kristol"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Damon Davison
> <davison@u...> wrote:
> > Under Linux, you can control the fans with several tools: gkrellm
> > uses i8kfan to control the fans according to temperature
> > thresholds you choose. The kind of behavior you describe most
> > often occurs (assuming no defect) when the laptop is either on
> > surface that does not let the heat dissipate, or when the fans
> > are blocked.
> Interesting. Which version of gkrellm? I've got 1.2.13, but I don't
> see a display for fans. If it's not built in, could you describe what
> you did to enable fan control in gkrellm?
> Dave Kristol
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