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    Phoronix: Nouveau Fan Management Code Published

    At long last, if your computer has previously sounded like a jet engine when using the open-source Nouveau driver with your NVIDIA GeForce/Quadro graphics card, there is a solution. Fan management code has now been published by the Nouveau developers to support controlling the graphics card's fan speed when using this in-kernel Linux driver...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTg0OA

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoronix View Post
    Hopefully this comes with GeForce 400/500 "Fermi" re-clocking support and I will be happy.
    Sorry to disappoint, no Fermi goodness yet...

    Just as we needed to write a microcode to setup PGRAPH, we need to write a new one for safe memory reclocking. This microcode will also be used to drive fans on nva3+.

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    Great news!

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    That's good news. Now if only we had support to control the main fan in most (any?) laptops, that'd be great news.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hexion View Post
    That's good news. Now if only we had support to control the main fan in most (any?) laptops, that'd be great news.
    I can do that on my laptop, a lenovo r61i.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MPF View Post
    I can do that on my laptop, a lenovo r61i.
    What tool do you use?

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