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Re: Noisy ipmi0 after bootup? (really other kernel noise)
Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Sep 2008, Simon Burge wrote:
> > I'm not sure if this qualifies. With an August 23 kernel, I get these
> > during a boot:
> > ipmi0: critical over limit on 'Fan8/CPU2'
> > ipmi0: critical over limit on 'Fan7/CPU1'
> > ipmi0: critical over limit on 'Fan6'
> > ipmi0: critical over limit on 'Fan5'
> > ipmi0: critical over limit on 'Fan4'
> > This spew on to console about 10 or 15 seconds after init starts, and
> > happen even if I boot to single user mode (ie, no rc.d stuff involved at
> > all).
> > I suspect these are just unattached sensors? They never change from:
> > Fan8/CPU2: 0 RPM
> > Fan7/CPU1: 0 RPM
> > Fan6: 0 RPM
> > Fan5: 0 RPM
> > Fan4: 0 RPM
> Well, that certainly qualifies as weird! It's rather hard to imagine
> how a fan running at 0 RPM could be over any critical limit! :)
I assumed that a fan not spinning at all was "critical" too...
> Unattached sensors shouldn't generate alarms. Any chance you could
> check with a kernel from today to see if the initialization code I
> committed has any effect? Meantime I grovel through the code again
> looking for more clues.
Ok, will try this. Any FOO_DEBUG options I can set to get extra info?
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