Subject: Re: Call for testers: i386 ACPI suspend/resume support
To: Chapman Flack <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 06/19/2006 10:34:31
On Mon, 19 Jun 2006 00:06:57 -0400, Chapman Flack
> I have just built the latest sources with my existing config (i.e.
> I still have apm enabled and not acpi yet) on a Dell Latitude CPi.
> I already have a question. The fan does not seem to be running.
> Previously, though apm would tell me nothing about it, the bios
> would still start the fan when things got warm. I notice that
> iic0 at piixpm0 is a new addition to the dmesg. Is it possible
> that by attaching this, or through some other new piixpcib or piixpm
> code, we have now taken over fan control from the bios?
This has been a major concern of mine -- different vendors seem to have
different attitudes towards cooling control.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb