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19201Re: My laptop's intrusive noisy fan

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  • zecoj
    May 5, 2003
      it's a plugin, using i8kfan utility. I've never tried 1.x but I'm
      using version 2 and it's working fine

      --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Kristol"
      <dmk-yahoo@k...> wrote:
      > --- In linux-dell-laptops@yahoogroups.com, 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?
      > Thanks
      > Dave Kristol
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