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Old 03-09-2011, 01:59 PM
maximilian attems
 
Default Bug#617505: linux-image-2.6.37-2-amd64: Radeon R600 driver fails to control fan (i2c)

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 02:29:47PM +0100, Denis Washington wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Version: 2.6.37-2
> Severity: important
> Tags: upstream
>
> With the Free Software driver, the GPU fan of my AMD Radeon HD 4650 always
> quickly spins up after a short time of moderate desktop usage and never
> noticeably spins down again (I need to restart the computer for this to
> happen), making the laptop very noisy. This only happens with the Free Software
> radeon driver, unfortunately; the fglrx driver seems to control the fan
> properly, but for technical and ideological reasons, I would like to use the
> free driver instead.
>
> If this helps, the lm_sensors "sensors-detect" tool seems to find some i2c
> thermal sensor chips belonging to the Radeon card, but only recommends the
> "coretemp" module. (Loading it does not change anything.) I have attached the
> output to sensors-detect if it helps.
>
> I have firmware-linux-nonfree installed (for the R600 firmware files).
>

please try latest xorg radeon driver and the 2.6.38-rcX from experimental
it has several radeon related enhancement.

thanks for feedback.

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maks



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Old 03-09-2011, 04:21 PM
Denis Washington
 
Default Bug#617505: linux-image-2.6.37-2-amd64: Radeon R600 driver fails to control fan (i2c)

On 09.03.2011 15:59, maximilian attems wrote:

please try latest xorg radeon driver and the 2.6.38-rcX from experimental
it has several radeon related enhancement.

thanks for feedback.


Sorry for the last message, I accidently hit "Send"... the problem
remains unchanged with the latest kernel and radeon driver version.




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