[LinuxBIOS] some more tyan/s2881 questions
ward at gnu.org
Thu Sep 14 00:34:21 CEST 2006
Any news from Tyan? We've recently acquired a s2882, which has the same
fan-control problems (the kernel complains with 'ACPI: Unable to locate RSDP'
etc). At least getting LinuxBIOS onto it was trivial :)
On Thu, Jul 06, 2006 at 03:44:33PM -0700, Lu, Yinghai wrote:
> I have asked tyan to give us some direction...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ward Vandewege [mailto:ward at gnu.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 05, 2006 6:28 PM
> To: Lu, Yinghai
> Cc: linuxbios at linuxbios.org
> Subject: Re: [LinuxBIOS] some more tyan/s2881 questions
> Hi YH,
> Have you made any progress on this? Not being able to control the fans
> is the
> last thing that is stopping us from deploying LinuxBIOS. I'm worried
> that the
> fans will wear out because they come on at full speed after boot, and I
> control them under LinuxBIOS (except if I boot the proprietary BIOS
> once, and
> then don't unplug the power to the machine before booting in LinuxBIOS).
> Any help would be _greatly_ appreciated...
> On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 04:59:52PM -0700, Lu, Yinghai wrote:
> > I have inited the hw sensors in LinuxBIOS for s2881. So you could use
> > lmsensor to check the FAN speed. The config file is on Tyan web.
> > For the Fan control, there should more some reg setting...to reduce
> > FAN speed winbond and adm1027...
> > YH
> Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
> Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
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