[ltp] tp-fancontrol does not work with kernel 3.3.8 on X200
Fri, 28 Sep 2012 00:56:28 +0900
Many thanks for your advice.
I am using Gentoo and found the same thinkfan package in it.
Unfortunately I can not tackle thinkfan on weekday, because of
completely no time. But I will enjoy it in weekend.
At Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:04:41 +0200,
> I don't know where and with what name, the kernel 3.3.X, present the
> temperature interfaces. But, perhaps, the thinkfan package can help
> you if you are using Debian. If you are not, you can also download it
> I hope this help you.
> On 25 September 2012 17:56, Hisashi Shiota <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I fetched tp-fancontrol script from the following ThinkWiki page,
> > http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/How_to_control_fan_speed
> > However it does not work with kernel 3.3.8 on my X200.
> > tp-fancontrol shows an error message as follows;
> > 4252 (process ID) old priority 0, new priority -10
> >> Activating watchdog with delay 9 sec
> >> Starting dynamic fan control
> > ./tp-fancontrol_org: line 242: /proc/acpi/ibm/ecdump: No such file or directory
> >> Shutting down, switching to automatic fan control
> > After some investigation, I found the EC dump interface was removed from
> > thinkpad_acpi two years ago.
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2010/7/1/206
> > I invalidate some code accessing EC in tp-fancontrol, because I suppose EC is
> > accessed only to decrease fan noise. And my revised code seems to work somehow.
> > But I am not sure if my workaround is good or not.
> > So if you have better idea than mine or know another solution, any comment are
> > welcome for me.
> > Cheers,
> > Hisashi Shiota
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