[CentOS] Checking fan state

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 17:46:20 UTC 2009


On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 8:52 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>> I can't imagine that kind of risk on a Server. Bad on a Desktop, but
>> an unacceptable risk on a Server.
>
>
> risk?    whats risky about the hardware managing the fans without CPU
> software intervention?     If anything thats LESS risky then assuming
> the OS is properly configured to recognize the system specific fan
> hardware and will properly react to the particular boards sensor
> configurations.

I agree with you. Probably much more reliable, for the HW to manage it.


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