[parisc-linux] 712 Software Temperature

Grant Grundler grundler@dsl2.external.hp.com
Sat, 23 Feb 2002 00:41:28 -0700

Jbit wrote:
> Since, if it was purley for fan control, it would be done in hardware,
> wouldn't it?

Caveat: I'm a SW engineer and this is from memory.

The fan speed is *generally* controlled by HW with PDC just setting
the "ramp" in HW registers. Some servers might "expose" the
temperature reading. I doubt the 712 does.