Weird fan behaviour on a 2950

Shyam_Iyer at Shyam_Iyer at
Tue May 22 10:25:54 CDT 2007

The patch is included in OpenIPMI-1.4.14-1.4E.17 which fixes this issue.

Shyam Iyer
Linux Engineering.

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at] On Behalf Of Duncan Hill
Sent: Friday, May 18, 2007 1:11 PM
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Subject: Re: Weird fan behaviour on a 2950

On Thu, May 17, 2007 23:08, Dirkjan Bussink wrote:
> Duncan Hill wrote:
>> *blink* -54?  It's the North Pole on that CPU.
> This is known behavior, it reports the number of degrees it is below 
> the point of overheating, you can find some more information in this

Freaky.  Thank you.

So, not a temp issue.  Well, the fans are down to 6K RPM on an idle
load, and the server can't be heard in the hallway any more.

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