NVidia Driver question???

Adam Williamson awilliam at redhat.com
Mon Nov 1 17:21:56 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-31 at 21:56 +0100, Göran Uddeborg wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III:
> > Try Nouveau first and if that works for you, stick with that.
> One silly detail when using the Nouveau drivers rather than nVidia's
> is that only the latter does speed regulation of the graphic card's
> fan.  Is anyone aware if there is some other way to have speed control
> of the fan without going to the proprietary video drivers?

this is basically power management stuff, and PM is rather more complex
than a 'silly little detail' on the back end. nouveau team is currently
working to implement power management and very early code is available
in current upstream, AIUI, but this isn't a one-line fix unfortunately.
Adam Williamson
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