G5 noisier under linux than firmware or OSX

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Jan 17 17:55:31 EST 2005

On Sat, 2005-01-08 at 12:22 +0100, Jerome Glisse wrote:

>  From my memory, there have been some guess on values for
> therm regulation as Apple seems to not give informations or
> source code on that. Thus the values for regulating the fan are not
> the same as OS X.
> By the way, i also hear little more noise. The question is : Should
> we lower the speed or stay with this conservative values ? :)

On G5s where thermal control is supported, the values are exactly the
same except for the fan of the slots bay.


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