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    SubjectRe: 2.6.22-rc1-mm1 [cannot change thermal trip points]
    Pavel Machek pisze:

    > What was the rationale? Can we get this one reverted?
    >
    > Some machines (HP omnibook xe3) have broken trip points -- too high --
    > so machine will overheat and trigger hw shutdown before starting
    > passive cooling.
    >
    > That's really broken, and write to trip points is reasonable way to
    > 'fix' that. (I'd understand if you only ever let trip points to
    > decrease... but otoh root should be able to shoot himself....)
    >
    > Pavel

    Many people need change trippoints, for example I have:

    cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/TZ0/trip_points | grep critical
    critical (S5): 256 C

    I _must_ change it to below 105 C, or edit DSDT table (too difficult to
    me). I cannot use this kernel, when trip points are read only.

    --
    Maciej Rutecki
    www.unixy.pl
    Kernel Monkeys
    (http://kernel.wikidot.com/)

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