[clug] ATX system fan connectors

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Mon Apr 2 18:29:05 GMT 2007

Ian wrote:

> If you are after a completely software solution to the problem, then I
> think that you probably want to install lm-sensors which includes a
> shellscript called fancontrol. Once installed you use pwmconfig to
> calibrate the fans (it adjusts the voltage and looks for which fan
> slowed down, then it goes through a bunch of voltages asking you when
> the fan stops completely, and when it starts again).

This sounds cool, and close to what I want (although I assumed the BIOS 
did all of that). What controller hardware is used to control the speed 
of the fans?


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