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Re: NetBSD shut off my fan?

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 10:25:19PM +0200, David DEMELIER wrote:
> My NetBSD laptop over heat when I run it on battery, I can't hear the
> sound of my fan anymore. Is there a power saving feature in NetBSD
> that shutdown the fan ?

Yes and no. Everything depends on the firmware.

> I need to fix it really soon if not I can't use NetBSD without my AC
> adapter.

We make no explicit decisions based on the status of the AC adapter. If the
fan works when not running on batteries, this is likely something imposed by
the firmware.

> I run -current on my HP Probook 4510s.

Is this a regression? 

In any case, please file a bug report and attach the acpidump(8) output to it.

- Jukka.

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