Re: [PATCH 3/3] i8k: Remove laptop specific config data (fan_mult, fan_max) from driver

From: Guenter Roeck
Date: Tue Dec 30 2014 - 02:35:49 EST

On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 01:50:22PM +0100, Gabriele Mazzotta wrote:
> On Monday 29 December 2014 13:22:52 Pali Rohár wrote:
> > On Sunday 28 December 2014 17:17:14 Gabriele Mazzotta wrote:
> > > OK, I wanted to double check in case I had something missing.
> > >
> > > Patches tested on my XPS13: the correct values for fan_mult
> > > and fan_man are automatically selected.
> >
> > Great. Are there any other problems? Now probe time when loading
> > module should be lower and could not freeze system, right?
> Yes, the system doesn't hang on module load. The only problem I have
> right night now is that the system temporarily hangs when I read or set
> the speed of the fan.

This is a known problem on some Dell laptops; one of mine has the same problem.
Nothing we can do about that, unfortunately. Only thing you can do is
to not read the fan speed.

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