Debian Bug report logs - #425005
linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: [powerpc64] Fan control not working anymore on G5

Package: linux-2.6; Maintainer for linux-2.6 is Debian Kernel Team <>;

Reported by: Guillaume Libersat <>

Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 12:33:05 UTC

Severity: important

Done: maximilian attems <>

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Bug#425005; Package linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64. Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Guillaume Libersat <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: [powerpc64] Fan control not working anymore on G5
Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 14:32:54 +0000
Package: linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64
Version: 2.6.20-3
Severity: important

Starting from 2.6.20, fan control on G5 is broken. I can't locate the "therm_pm72" module
anymore. I've tried to build a kernel by enabling CONFIG_THERM_PM72, but it seems to be
Only 2.6.18-1 works here, following ones fails to detect fans. This makes the computer
almost unsable since fans runs at full speed (and they are very noisy).

-- Package-specific info:

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: powerpc (ppc64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.21-1-powerpc64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_FR@euro, LC_CTYPE=fr_FR@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64 depends on:
ii  initramfs-tools [linux-initra 0.87b      tools for generating an initramfs
ii  module-init-tools             3.3-pre4-2 tools for managing Linux kernel mo

linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64 recommends no packages.

-- debconf information:
  shared/kernel-image/really-run-bootloader: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/prerm/would-invalidate-boot-loader-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/postinst/old-initrd-link-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/postinst/old-system-map-link-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/preinst/overwriting-modules-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/preinst/lilo-initrd-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/postinst/old-dir-initrd-link-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
* linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/postinst/create-kimage-link-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/prerm/removing-running-kernel-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/preinst/elilo-initrd-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: true
* linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/preinst/bootloader-initrd-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: false
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/postinst/depmod-error-initrd-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: false
  linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64/postinst/depmod-error-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: false

Bug reassigned from package `linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64' to `linux-2.6'. Request was from Martin Michlmayr <> to (Wed, 06 Jun 2007 09:48:31 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to maximilian attems <>:
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Notification sent to Guillaume Libersat <>:
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Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: maximilian attems <>
Subject: Re: linux-image-2.6.20-1-powerpc64: [powerpc64] Fan control not working anymore on G5
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 20:29:26 +0200
closing as ancient kernel, no follow up since initial submit,
no second report. if it is not fixed in recent >= 2.6.24 kernels
please holler loudly.



Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <> to (Thu, 19 Jun 2008 07:27:47 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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