fan control

  1. freebsd_user

    How to write bits in EC of a laptop?

    Hi, I am a new user trying to make FreeBSD my daily driver. Apparently, the only thing is now stopping me to use it as daily driver is unable to control the fan. I am using Gigabyte Aero 10th Gen Intel Core i7 with NVIDIA GTX 1660Ti card. I was surprised when everything was working fine out of...
  2. T

    fan control for Sun Blade 1000?

    Recently I revived my Sun Blade 1000 workstation. It still runs FreeBSD 8.2 from 2011: tingo@blade1k$ uname -a FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE FreeBSD 8.2-STABLE #0: Sun Aug 21 23:15:09 CEST 2011 sparc64 If I have a working CD-burner I...
  3. T

    Solved CPU fan speed running at full speed despite system being 100% idle

    On a FreeBSD 12.1 install (powerd enabled and running), the CPU fan speed is at 100% even though top is indicating the system is 100% idle. If I do sysctl -a | grep cpu, I see the CPU frequency is the lowest (800MHz). As for the cx_usage, I see 100% 0% 0% on both cores. The CPU heat sink...
  4. Pummelchen

    Lenovo T520 CPU Fan too slow at Mode 7

    Hello, on a old Lenovo T520 I noticed that to set the CPU fan to .. sysctl sysctl dev.acpi_ibm.0.fan_level=7 .. results into an RPM of ca. 3300 where as the fan max is in the 5500+ area. In Windows with tpfancontrol the max rpm's can be set. I will test this issue with...