copying /sys causes fans to spin up

Olaf Hering olh at
Tue Feb 28 08:34:35 EST 2006

 On Tue, Feb 28, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:

> On Mon, 2006-02-27 at 17:09 +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > Ben, 
> > 
> > 
> > some tool copies /sys, and while doing it, the fans start to spin up on
> > my G5. Any idea how to fix it, other than not reading from /sys? Have to
> > find the exact file.
> Interesting... it's causing the i2c bus to go nuts... It would be useful
> to find out what file indeed...

For Olof it was /sys/devices/platform/windfarm.0/hd-temp, but I cant
test it right now.

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