iBook2, static electricity,and the fan

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Feb 5 03:06:21 EST 2003

On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 08:08:08PM -0600, Corey Minyard wrote:

> Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> |On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 22:07, Corey Minyard wrote:
> |
> |>I have noticed recently (on a trip to dry Arizona) that if my iBook2
> |>gets a static shock, the fan turns on and won't turn off.  It's rather
> |>annoying.  Is there any way to turn the fan off when this happens?
> |
> |Not that I know... except maybe putting it to sleep & waking it up
> I had already tried that and it didn't work :-(.  Is there any way to
> get this information from Apple?

I wonder if you don't have a loose / exposed wire or something :)  Does
the fan stay on during sleep?

Tom Rini

** Sent via the linuxppc-dev mail list. See http://lists.linuxppc.org/

More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list