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SubjectRe: 2.6.21-rc5: Thinkpad X60 gets critical thermal shutdowns
On Sun, 01 Apr 2007, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
> control problems. Perhaps the ambient temperature was lower when I
> reported success.

You can use ibm-acpi to properly track your thinkpad thermal sensors, load
it with the "experimental=1" parameter, and look at what gets exported at

You can also use /proc/acpi/ibm/fan to check the fan's state. And use the
"level 7" /proc/acpi/ibm/fan command to set the emergency cooling level, and
"level disengaged" command to set the really badass fan cooling level (might
damage your hardware, we don't know if it is safe and IBM/Lenovo isn't

"One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
Henrique Holschuh
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