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Old 12-09-2007, 05:19 AM   #1
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fan keeps going


hi,

I have this problem for a long time,

when I boot into linux, my keeps running and running.
I already installed powersave(d) and set my processor to dynamic (or even low=800mhz), and runs after booting at 5 10%

also, i decreased the speed op my gpu with the command
aticonfig --set-powerstate=1 &
to set it to 100mhz in stead of 300mhz (used to help a bit before)


when i boot into windows, my fan acts normal (2 min on, 4min off, or something like that)

yesterday, i also noticed that when i run on my battery, my fan acts normal (sometimes on, sometimes off)


I also was able to watch my temperature, but now lm_sensors doesn't seems to be able to read it anymore


I have this problem with a prebuild kernel & a compiled kernel



my spec are:
amd sempron 3300+
ati xpress 200m
debian etch
kernel version 23.9



can anybody help?
other devices that can become hot?
 
Old 12-09-2007, 06:08 AM   #2
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when i boot into windows, my fan acts normal (2 min on, 4min off, or something like that)
You need to change your power settings so that the fan runs on AC power as well as on battery.

You'll find that quite a few power management features act like they ain't there when you are on AC/mains.

Though it may be that you won't get the option.
 
Old 12-09-2007, 08:10 AM   #3
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You need to change your power settings so that the fan runs on AC power as well as on battery.

You'll find that quite a few power management features act like they ain't there when you are on AC/mains.

Though it may be that you won't get the option.
and how you do that?
 
Old 12-09-2007, 05:47 PM   #4
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and another strange thing:

if i remove my battery, and just run on power cable, it also works fine ...
 
Old 12-22-2007, 09:19 AM   #5
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Old 12-23-2007, 09:40 AM   #6
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and how you do that?
You mean "change your power settings so that the fan runs on AC power as well as on battery"?

That depends... first port of call for me is usually

system > preferences > power management
 
  


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