iBook2, static electricity,and the fan
minyard at acm.org
Wed Feb 5 05:09:45 EST 2003
Tom Rini wrote:
>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?
The fan shuts off during sleep, but comes right back on when you wake
it. I suppose it could be a loose wire, perhaps an ungrounded
temperature sensor, hard to say.
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