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I have an MSI MEGA 865 PC, which is a micro ATX "cube" of a computer. For over a year it has been a dream in a windows environment, but being so small it generates alot of heat and has thermally controlled cpu fans regulated by a wondows driver. I recently installed Fedora core 4 on this machine with no trouble, except now the fans constantly spin at full rpm, now that there is no driver to regulate them. Is this a fixable problem, or am I stuck with the noise?
Were you able to figure out how to install lm_sensors? I'm trying to get a debian core (Knoppmyth R5A22) running on the MEGA865 and am completely confused on how to install lm_sensors and get the fans to shut down. Any updates or suggestions would be appreciated.
Originally posted by nelamvr6 Another option is to install a fan with a built in controller like this one for the case or this one for the CPU.
Thanks for the info nelamvr6 ... not completely sure if this would work in the MEGA because of the small form factor case, but worth investigating. I'm starting to gather that lm_sensors is a tough program to get going.
No, I never was able to figure it out. Granted I didn't try very hard though. After a few frustrating days of trying I realized I really didn't have the time to be fooling around with something like that. Good luck though. Please post if you do figure it out.
Originally posted by rcracer7 No, I never was able to figure it out. Granted I didn't try very hard though. After a few frustrating days of trying I realized I really didn't have the time to be fooling around with something like that. Good luck though. Please post if you do figure it out.
Haha, I went back to a Windows solution myself. It manages the fans quite well.