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Old 04-17-2005, 03:26 PM   #1
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howto: control CPU fan speed and Northbridge fan speed?

Hey all,

In windows xp, i was able to use a program called SpeedFan to control my CPU fan speed and Northbridge fan speeds on the fly, I could turn up my fan speeds before doing something intensive, and turn them down before i went to sleep so my room was quieter. Does anyone know if this is possible in linux?

- George
Old 04-17-2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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What mobo do you have? For Dell Inspiron laptops there's an utility to do this. On some other laptops/motherboards the fan speed is being regulated automatically with the CPU frequency.
Old 04-18-2005, 02:18 AM   #3
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sorry about that,

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