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Old 10-15-2006, 05:15 AM   #1
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Question notebook: unable to silence CPU FAN


Hi ;-)
I am unable to silence CPU FAN. I run Red Hat Fedora Core 5 (with default kernel), I turn off all services and change cpu freq from 1.6 GHz to 600 Mhz and still CPU FAN won't to turn off (I check /proc/cpuinfo and the current cpu speed is 600 Mhz)

I can't use Linux becouse CPU FAN gives me too many noise

Could you give some tips and trick to solve my problem ?
Thank you
Best wishes

Rafal Otwinowski

Here is my notebook specification:

Product Description:
- Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo M7440G Notebook PC

Dimensions (WxDxH):
- 330mm (W) x 281mm(D) x 32.2mm (H)

Weight:
- 2.8Kg

Micro Processor:
- 1.6Ghz Intel Pentium M Processor 725

Memory:
- 1024MB DDR SDRAM Memory (2 x 512Mb)

Cache Memory:
- 2Mb

Hard Disk(s):
- 80Gb 5400rpm (Fujitsu MHT2080BHTBD)

Optical Drive(s):
- DVD±RW Dual Layer Writer (Philips DVD+/- RW SDVD8431)

Graphics:
- Intel Media 900 Graphics Accelerator, with up to 128mb shared memory (Intel Corporation Mobile 915GM/PM/GMS/910GML)

Display:
- 15.0" CrystalView XGA, 1024 x 768 pixels

Multimedia:
- Sound card built-in (Intel Corp 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW AC'97 Audio COntroller)

Interface(s)
- 1x IEEE1394,
- 4x USB 2.0 (Intel Corp 82801FB/FBm/FR/FW/FRW)
- 1x S-Video,
- 1x CRT

Media Reader:
- SD/MS/MMC/MS Pro
- S-Video TV Out

Modem:
- Integrated 56k V.90 data/fax modem

Networking:
- 10/100 Ethernet (Broadcom Corp BCM4401 100 Base-T)
- Intel 802.11g 54Mbps Wireless LAN (Intel Corp PRO Wireless 2200BG)

Battery:
- 8 cell Li-Ion battery (Average Run Time Up to 3h 30min)

Provided OS:
- Windows XP Home Edition SP2 (no comments )
 
Old 10-15-2006, 05:34 AM   #2
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