Setting up ThinkFan for Thinkpad T420

Amirul Abu
Mar 21, 2017 · 1 min read
sudo apt-get -y install tp-smapi-dkms thinkfan lm-sensors read-edid i2c-tools
cat /proc/acpi/ibm/fan
find /sys/devices -type f -name "temp*_input"
sudo nano /etc/thinkfan.conf
tp_fan /proc/acpi/ibm/fan
hwmon /sys/devices/virtual/thermal/thermal_zone0/temp
hwmon /sys/devices/platform/coretemp.0/hwmon/hwmon1/temp1_input
(0, 0, 42)
(1, 40, 47)
(2, 45, 52)
(3, 50, 57)
(4, 55, 62)
(5, 60, 77)
(7, 73, 93)
(127, 85, 32767)
sudo echo "options thinkpad_acpi fan_control=1" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/thinkfan.conf

sudo modprobe -rv thinkpad_acpi
sudo modprobe -v thinkpad_acpi
sudo thinkfan -q
cat /proc/acpi/ibm/fan

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