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Old 03-24-2002, 01:38 PM   #1
darkskull
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CPU fan problem


I need to control and configure my CPU fan. When when linux finish boots up,
the CPU fan keep running with a loud sound. I need to find a way to turn it off.
Does anyone know the solution?

Thanks.
*Even if you don know.... please give me a suggestion.
 
Old 03-24-2002, 01:59 PM   #2
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turn it off = fry your cpu. my athlon would be a paperweight within 10 seconds. if the fan is that loud, it may be bad, or clogged with cruft. you might want to clean/replace it.
 
Old 03-24-2002, 02:09 PM   #3
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I _really_ hope he read the reply before doing something rash like disonnecting the fan_pwr!

A new CPU fan will cost anywhere from $5-25 which is really cheap when you consider the alternative. I actually heard a Pentuim Pro go "Pfffft!" in an HP server that was only a month old. Stinks, too.
 
Old 03-26-2002, 03:45 PM   #4
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A lot of this depends on the CPU, the board, the fan... what do you have? Be as specific as possible. There is a lot of I20 stuff I've never bothered to look at that will control the various levels of your hardware.

Luck,

Finegan
 
  


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