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Questions tagged [fan]

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Multiple Linux distros break BIOS fan control?

I have a strange (and annoying) problem with my ASUS UX32LA notebook: I suspect that multiple Linux distros (Ubuntu 16.04 and newer major versions using the 4.18.0-17-generic kernel, plus Fedora 28 ...
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How to read back a fan speed?

I am on a custom board using an i.MX6. I am using Yocto (Pyro) to build my kernel (4.14.16). I am using the generic imx6qdl.dtsi device tree entry for PWM2 to drive the fan and it appears to work ...
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How to know if CPU fan is ending his life?

I have laptop Dell Inspiron 15 5570 (I'm not using GPU only build in Intel graphic card) and have this issue: I have this output from dmesg: [170178.959009] CPU7: Core temperature above threshold, ...
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thinkfan specifics: manual + auto configutration, if laptop restart needed

I now use Thinkfan by way explained in http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/How_to_control_fan_speed. To see what I want to achieve please skip to the end of post to GOAL first, the rest is to show my ...
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Adjust fan speed via Fancontrol according to hard disk temperature (Hddtemp)

How can I adjust fan speed according to hard drive temperature via Fancontrol?
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fan is working always in Asus X542U

I installed Fedora 29 to Asus X542U. Now fan is working always and I can not control it. I tried sudo modprobe asus_laptop command but result is: modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'asus_laptop': No ...
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Clevo N141WU noise when fan is cooling

I just bought a Clevo N141WU (at system 76 it's known as the galago pro) from a Danish PC shop. It mostly works really nicely, but when the fan is spinning down (after a hard workload) it starts ...
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What is the state of Linux kernel support for Intel Quiet System Technology (Intel QST)?

I am trying to find a way to access and/or control fan speed via Linux on an Intel Q45 Express/ICH10DO chipset. This chipset contains a feature called Intel Quiet System Technology (Intel QST), which ...
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How to find the hexadecimal address of temperature sensor?

I'm trying to utilize a script (acerfand I believe) to my version of Acer Aspire One laptop to control fan on/off at certain temperatures. To work properly it needs values from temperature sensor. How ...
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How to prevent GPU from overheating and auto turning off

I was wondering how Linux could handle a Gamer Computer, so I have built one, but as we know GeForce does not like Linux so much as AMD, that is why I choose the last. I built up a computer with AMD ...
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thinkpad fan never turns off after resuming from suspend

I have a T470s running Arch linux with wayland, kernel Linux 4.16.7-1-ARCH After suspend and resume, the fan runs and runs and runs ... and never turns off. The problem is described in Arch wiki, ...
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Chromebook Linux hardware issues [closed]

I recently upgraded my Chromebook Falco to a 128GB SSD and put Linux Mint on it. I'm really happy I did it, but I've noticed that my fan is running constantly. Is there something I can do to help the ...
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Fan / thermal control for Dell M3800 with Debian

I installed Debian 9 Stretch to my Dell Precision M3800 and it works beautifully.... except for thermal control. If I lshw, I get this: *-generic:1 UNCLAIMED description: Signal processing ...
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Thinkpad fan does not start in Linux

OS:Fedora 27, before: different Ubuntu versions. The fan of my Lenovo Thinkpad E520 does not engage while I am logged into GNOME. The CPU (maybe GPU?) gets that hot, that I cannot lay my hand on the ...
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How to get chip name for lm-sensors

I'm trying to get the current fan speed of our Ubuntu 14.04 Server. The fans are extremely loud so I assume there is something going wrong. I already installed lm-sensor But it says it needs to know ...
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Is there a general command line tool to manage fan speed?

I've to manage 50 workstations of different brands, mostly DELL T76** and HP Z800. They are all installed on CentOS 7.4. I would like to have a tool to test fan speed in command line, not only CPU ...
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How can I disable a cpu fan on a Dell laptop on Turnkey Linux?

Just to preface this, I know this is a stupid idea and I could risk destroying my CPU. I'm willing to risk that because I have a reasonable setup that can replace the functionality of the fan. I have ...
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Unable to change fan speed through nvidia-settings

Ubuntu Server 17.04 Kernel 4.10.0-35 Generic nVidia driver 384.90 I am in the process of changing from a GUI Mint system to a headless Ubuntu Server system, but I've been unable to adjust the GPU ...
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Fan speed is not constant

I'm using Dell Lattitude 5480 and I think that I have a problem with fan speed. For example : CPU gets to the temperature around ~75 C -> fan starts to work as fast as he can Then temp goes down to ~...
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How to control fan speed in Linux running HP laptop?

I have Hewlett-Packard 183E (U3E1) motherboard in my HP Pavillion G6 2230TX laptop. I have 4 pinned fan (I have seen in forums, saying this as the indication of PWM controlling ability?). My BIOS has ...
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Why my fan speed is constant in fedora?

I am just using fedora for almost 3 months on this laptop, and just noticed that my fan speed is not increasing even the temp is so high, I can't remember if it is already happening before the upgrade ...
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How to adjust NVIDIA GPU fan speed on a headless node?

How is it possible to control the fan speed of multiple consumer NVIDIA GPUs such as Titan and 1080 Ti on a headless node running Linux?
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FreeBSD : fan control on a tyan motherboard with w83793-i2c sensors

This question is tightly linked to : Safe FreeBSD test on system running debian with zpools I have a quite exotic (I mean not an HP or Dell etc...) tyan motherboard with a bad regulation system. I ...
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Fans on 100% after Bumblebee Install on Fedora 25

Fresh install of F25. Updated everything. I installed bumblebee following the instructions here: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bumblebee . Closed source managed drivers w/ multilib support. Optirun ...
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Unable to find explanations about “fanX_div” setting (lm-sensors)

I'm creating a configuration file for lm-sensors. I cannot understand the meaning of "fanX_div" setting and, searching with Google, I'm unable to find any kind of explanations. Any help?
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Monitoring CPU fan speed on Lenovo system x3650 m5 (8871) on RHEL7

I need to monitor an Lenovo system x3650 m5 (8871) server. Unfortunately lm_sensor just show the CPU temperature. Do anyone have an advice, how I could monitor the fan speed with an commandline tool? ...
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Fan speed at max in Kali Linux

So I've recently installed Kali Linux on my ASUS UX501VW. I've only recently gotten the GUI to start pulling up on it since the default settings for the GUI didn't work and had to figure out how to ...
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Lenovo g580 Overheating with Fedora 25

I just installed Fedora 25 and everything is working great , except for the CPU Fans. They are rotating at a pretty slow speed and that is causing my laptop to overheat. I have installed TLP and ...
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Find processes causing the fans running

During years, I have found it very difficult to have control over my laptop fan. I tried many times reading various manuals, scripts, settings and nothing worked. So I would like to try it another ...
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Find fan speed and cpu temp in linux

what are the commands to find out fan speed and cpu temp in linux (I know lm-sensor can do the task). is there any alternative for that?
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How to increase cooling aggressiveness on debian on a Macbook?

I have Debian installed on my Macbook Air (why? because fun.), and it actually runs quite well. However, after noticing a process called "kidle_inject" taking up 100% CPU on all cores, I wanted to ...
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Restart fan manually in Linux

I am facing issues with Thinkpad T410's fan. Now and then my fan stops working (meaning 0 rpm). Long time, the only solution for me was to shutdown (not to restart, instead power off) the system and ...
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Fan control script for Thinkpad X230

When running Linux Puppy on my previous Thinkpad, an X31, I used a script (found here: http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Talk:Problem_with_fan_noise) at startup to control what temperature the CPU fan ...
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Booting with acpi_osi=Linux fixes fan control but breaks brightness keys

I am running Debian 8 with the 3.16 kernel on an eeePC 1001P. I have a fair bit of Linux experience but unfortunately this one has me and my google-fu at a loss. Initially almost everything worked ...
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Control fans of Samsung NP900X3E

I have a Samsung NP900X3E laptop and I would like to control the fans as one of them is making weird noise. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS with "Linux laptop 3.13.0-85-generic #129-Ubuntu SMP Thu Mar ...
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Yet another fan control problem

I'm using a 32-bit Linux Mint Rosa 17.3 with MATE DE (for the record, the same issue exists on a 64-bit flavor as well, and I have had this issue with every ubuntu-based distro). It is installed on a ...
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Fans always spinning at max. speed

Previously, on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, my computer's fans were always spinning just as much as they needed to. Today I switched to the base version of Debian 8.3.0 and now they are always running at 100% ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad fan problem

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E420 (1141BRG) (Intel i3-2330M) laptop for 4 years now, and I have a problem with fan controlling and as a consequence overheating problems. This happens on Linux Mint 17....
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Overheating in Jessie

I just upgraded to Jessie and my laptop, a vostro 1710, is overheating. alexis1@debian:~$ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter Core 0: +62.0°C (high = +105.0°C, crit = +105.0°C) Core ...
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Fancontrol HP laptop /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules in

I'm trying to get fancontrol working my HP Spectre 13 3000ed, because the fans are either off or annoyingly noisy. I followed this tutorial: How to control fan speed? But I got stuck with /usr/sbin/...
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no pwm-capable sensor modules installed on MSI B75MA-P45

I am using a MSI B75MA-P45 motherboard on Centos 6 and my CPU fan is currently stuck at 100%. I can see RPM of the fan and temperature inside my BIOS however when I run sensors-detect I only see CPU ...
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How to troubleshoot fan speed in Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon?

I installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon over Windows 8 recently on an Acer Aspire E1-570. http://www.acer.com.au/ac/en/AU/content/model/NX.MEPSA.004 Everything seems to be working fine, however I ...
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HD 4800 lower fan speed

I've installed Linux Mint 17, most important thing for me is to lower the fan speed to 30% as I am doing in Windows because it's really too noisy. Note that the temperature stays at ~50°, so this ...
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Sometimes the CPU fan does not start

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X240, and it works well and on normal temperatures. However, sometimes the fan does not start even when running high stress processes that warm up the CPU drastically. In ...
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How can I configure the threshold when my fan sets in (laptop)

I'm using a sony vaio pro 13 with linux, but unfortunately the fan is already at maximum at only 50 degrees Celsius. How can I change the threshold it sets in? Distro is arch btw.
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How to stop CPU fan in Linux?

I use an old computer. CPU fan creates big noise. Sometimes CPU fan suddenly stops and does not work for a long time, and CPU does not get heated in these long periods, because I use very light-weight ...
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Intel Turbo Boost apparently activated for no reason?

The other day, I reinstalled my operating system (Crunchbang, fork of Debian). For some reason my fan has been running at full speed (and blowing colder-than-room-temperature air) even though I'm ...
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Fan control on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge S430 and Ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to make my thinkpad's fan run on higher speeds because of overheating. I've enabled fan_control in thinkpad-acpi module, at least I think so: $ cat /sys/module/thinkpad_acpi/parameters/...
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My Laptop Fans drive me crazy on linux and much less battery

I have a Vaio VPCEA36FG laptop and both windows.8 and elementary OS (ubuntu 12.04 kernel) installed on it. when I am in windows everything is just fine, fans work perfectly efficient and my battery ...
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Linux fan control?

For some unknown reason, my laptop fan stays on consistently. Even when I'm using less than 2% CPU and the air coming out of the vent is seemingly cooler than the air in the room, the fan always stays ...