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Old 01-28-2005, 04:37 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2004
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howto control cpu fan in laptop with slack10

Anyonw know if it's possible to change the temperature at wich my cpu fan start in slackware ?
my laptop is a toshiba tecra s1 and the cpu fan start at 51 celcius... i want to keep it cooler like.. 45...

Thanks for any reply !
Old 01-29-2005, 09:53 AM   #2
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Had a utility (I can't remember the name) for that. I tried it on my old dinosaur of a laptop and the MB didn't support it so I was out of luck. Just do a search under "projects" and it should come up.
Old 01-29-2005, 12:51 PM   #3
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thanks, i'll take a look
Old 02-15-2005, 12:34 AM   #4
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Maybe fnfx


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