[ltp] Fan speed increased on my T400s

Mark Altern linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 17 Sep 2010 14:38:30 -0500

On 09/17/2010 12:32 PM, Petar Milin wrote:
> Hello ALL!
> I am using Debian testing i386 on my T400s. Typical fan speed was 
> about 2700, but three days ago or so it went up to 3750. At the same 
> time temperature does look fine: the hottest is the PCI 44 C, and the 
> coolest is the battery 29 C. Temperatures are stable. I thing it is 
> not necessary to have this fan speed with this temperature range, 
> especially since temperature did not increased.
> Please, HELP!!!
> This worries me a bit. I had HP that died from overheating. In 
> addition, when shutting down or reboot, I am getting two THERMAL 
> WARNINGs, but that happend before too, even with Ubuntu 9.10, and I 
> got an answer here that this should not bother me at all.
> Best,
> PM
My t400 fan runs at 1900rpm at idle. It shouldn't stay at 2700rpm at the 
first place.