[coreboot] [patch] m57sli FAN control
ward at gnu.org
Mon Feb 25 02:30:46 CET 2008
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 02:21:00AM +0100, Torsten Duwe wrote:
> On Sunday 24 February 2008, Ronald Hoogenboom wrote:
> > I've found a way: provide the ec_init routine in a source file in the
> > mainboard/gigabyte/m57sli directory.
> > I've also added a Config variable
> > 'HAVE_FANCTL' to notify to superio.c to get the ec_init externally.
> Is there anyone who would want to run the board without fan control, now that
> it's here? If not, let's not make that optional.
It should not be optional if it sets the board to auto-manage the fans
(hardware control), which is what I understand it does. If things are
properly configured, one can still flip the bit that turns the fans back to
manual/software control, all the way from userland.
So I think this is fine.
Ronald, I plan to test this tomorrow on the plcc and spi versions of the
m57sli, and will ack and commit if it works fine for me (and unless someone
Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator
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