Subject: Re: acpi overheating
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/12/2007 22:10:09
On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 20:59:18 +0000
"Steven M. Bellovin" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2007 20:38:22 +0100
> Pierre Pronchery <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Patrick Welche wrote:
> > > It seems that new acpi/powermanagement is not reading temperature
> > > properly anymore.
> > I think that I have the same problem, and iirc I noticed it first
> > when I switched from 4.99.37 to 4.99.39 (both with jmcneill-pm). My
> > laptop is a Lenovo T60 Core 2 Duo running the amd64 port. I am
> > currently running an MP kernel (without ever suspending).
> There was talk a long time back that some systems require explicit fan
> control by the OS if ACPI is used. I have no idea how the system
> actually does this, but it may be related.
acpitz(4) is used for this, and if acpiec(4) doesn't work correctly all
the time you are in trouble.
Juan Romero Pardines - The NetBSD Project
http://plog.xtrarom.org - NetBSD/pkgsrc news in Spanish