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PostPosted: Thu Jun 11, 2009 4:10 pm 
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the problem with a dynamic address is that the box IP will change depending on the DHCP server. That makes it more difficult to find it when you want to ssh or telnet in or open a port on your router to it.

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Thanks for this :)
I've just logged into Lenny! :D

I had previously tried, but as I hadn't found this thread, I fell foul of the fsck issue, so thought it was just broken :(
Could you add a note to your original post warning about what's happening if you get a long pause at "
device-mapper: ioctl: 4.14.0-ioctl (2008-04-23) initialised: dm-devel@redhat.com"?


I've no real knowledge of the internals of the linux boot process but would it be possible on a future revision of the tarball to echo a message just prior to the mount attempt that explains there might be a big pause?
I was watching it on nc so saw the device-mapper message, and could have just left it going.


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how can i use my usbdisk?
this my dmesg:
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Using Buffalo Linkstation machine description
Linux version 2.6.28.8 (davygravy@bitbaker-i686) (gcc version 4.2.4) #1 Sun Mar 22 00:01:55 CDT 2009
Found legacy serial port 0 for /soc10x/serial@80004500
  mem=80004500, taddr=80004500, irq=0, clk=130041000, speed=9600
Found legacy serial port 1 for /soc10x/serial@80004600
  mem=80004600, taddr=80004600, irq=0, clk=130041000, speed=57600
console [udbg0] enabled
Adding PCI host bridge /soc10x/pci@fec00000
PCI host bridge /soc10x/pci@fec00000 (primary) ranges:
  IO 0x00000000fe000000..0x00000000febfffff -> 0x0000000000000000
 MEM 0x0000000080000000..0x00000000efffffff -> 0x0000000080000000
BUFFALO Network Attached Storage Series
(C) 2002-2005 BUFFALO INC.
Top of RAM: 0x8000000, Total RAM: 0x8000000
Memory hole size: 0MB
Zone PFN ranges:
  DMA      0x00000000 -> 0x00008000
  Normal   0x00008000 -> 0x00008000
Movable zone start PFN for each node
early_node_map[1] active PFN ranges
    0: 0x00000000 -> 0x00008000
On node 0 totalpages: 32768
free_area_init_node: node 0, pgdat c0480a0c, node_mem_map c04ab000
  DMA zone: 256 pages used for memmap
  DMA zone: 0 pages reserved
  DMA zone: 32512 pages, LIFO batch:7
  Normal zone: 0 pages used for memmap
  Movable zone: 0 pages used for memmap
Built 1 zonelists in Zone order, mobility grouping on.  Total pages: 32512
Kernel command line: root=/dev/sda1 netconsole=6666@192.168.11.150/,@192.168.11.149/ rtc-rs5c372.probe=0,0x32
Unknown boot option `rtc-rs5c372.probe=0,0x32': ignoring
mpic: Setting up MPIC " EPIC     " version 1.2 at 80040000, max 1 CPUs
mpic: ISU size: 4, shift: 2, mask: 3
mpic: Initializing for 12 sources
PID hash table entries: 512 (order: 9, 2048 bytes)
time_init: decrementer frequency = 32.522240 MHz
time_init: processor frequency   = 262.144000 MHz
clocksource: timebase mult[7afe256] shift[22] registered
clockevent: decrementer mult[853] shift[16] cpu[0]
Console: colour dummy device 80x25
console handover: boot [udbg0] -> real [tty0]
Dentry cache hash table entries: 16384 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 8192 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)
Memory: 124996k/131072k available (4456k kernel code, 5920k reserved, 164k data, 110k bss, 188k init)
Calibrating delay loop... 64.92 BogoMIPS (lpj=324608)
Mount-cache hash table entries: 512
net_namespace: 700 bytes
NET: Registered protocol family 16
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
pci 0000:00:00.0: reg 14 32bit mmio: [0x000000-0x000fff]
pci 0000:00:0b.0: reg 10 io port: [0xbfff00-0xbfffff]
pci 0000:00:0b.0: reg 14 32bit mmio: [0xbffffc00-0xbffffcff]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 10 io port: [0xbffed0-0xbffed7]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 14 io port: [0xbffed8-0xbffedb]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 18 io port: [0xbffee0-0xbffee7]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 1c io port: [0xbffee8-0xbffeeb]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 20 io port: [0xbffef0-0xbffeff]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 24 32bit mmio: [0x000000-0x0000ff]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: reg 30 32bit mmio: [0x000000-0x07ffff]
pci 0000:00:0c.0: supports D1 D2
pci 0000:00:0e.0: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0xbfffe000-0xbfffefff]
pci 0000:00:0e.0: supports D1 D2
pci 0000:00:0e.0: PME# supported from D0 D1 D2 D3hot
pci 0000:00:0e.0: PME# disabled
pci 0000:00:0e.1: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0xbfffd000-0xbfffdfff]
pci 0000:00:0e.1: supports D1 D2
pci 0000:00:0e.1: PME# supported from D0 D1 D2 D3hot
pci 0000:00:0e.1: PME# disabled
pci 0000:00:0e.2: reg 10 32bit mmio: [0xbfffcf00-0xbfffcfff]
pci 0000:00:0e.2: supports D1 D2
pci 0000:00:0e.2: PME# supported from D0 D1 D2 D3hot
pci 0000:00:0e.2: PME# disabled
bus: 00 index 0 io port: [0x00-0xbfffff]
bus: 00 index 1 mmio: [0x80000000-0xefffffff]
SCSI subsystem initialized
libata version 3.00 loaded.
usbcore: registered new interface driver usbfs
usbcore: registered new interface driver hub
usbcore: registered new device driver usb
NET: Registered protocol family 2
IP route cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
TCP established hash table entries: 4096 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)
TCP bind hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 4096 bind 4096)
TCP reno registered
NET: Registered protocol family 1
SGI XFS with ACLs, security attributes, large block numbers, no debug enabled
msgmni has been set to 244
alg: No test for stdrng (krng)
io scheduler noop registered
io scheduler anticipatory registered (default)
io scheduler deadline registered
io scheduler cfq registered
Serial: 8250/16550 driver4 ports, IRQ sharing disabled
serial8250.0: ttyS0 at MMIO 0x80004500 (irq = 19) is a 16550A
serial8250.0: ttyS1 at MMIO 0x80004600 (irq = 20) is a 16550A
brd: module loaded
loop: module loaded
r8169 Gigabit Ethernet driver 2.3LK-NAPI loaded
r8169 0000:00:0b.0: no PCI Express capability
eth0: RTL8110s at 0xc9014c00, 00:0d:0b:ad:81:ae, XID 04000000 IRQ 16
netconsole: local port 6666
netconsole: local IP 192.168.11.150
netconsole: interface eth0
netconsole: remote port 6666
netconsole: remote IP 192.168.11.149
netconsole: remote ethernet address ff:ff:ff:ff:ff:ff
netconsole: device eth0 not up yet, forcing it
r8169: eth0: link down
r8169: eth0: link up
console [netcon0] enabled
netconsole: network logging started
Driver 'sd' needs updating - please use bus_type methods
pata_sil680 0000:00:0c.0: version 0.4.8
sil680: 133MHz clock.
scsi0 : pata_sil680
scsi1 : pata_sil680
ata1: PATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xbffed0 ctl 0xbffed8 bmdma 0xbffef0 irq 17
ata2: PATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xbffee0 ctl 0xbffee8 bmdma 0xbffef8 irq 17
ata1.00: ATA-5: WDC WD400EB-42CPF0, 06.04G06, max UDMA/100
ata1.00: 78165360 sectors, multi 0: LBA
ata1.00: configured for UDMA/100
scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access     ATA      WDC WD400EB-42CP 06.0 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 78165360 512-byte hardware sectors: (40.0 GB/37.2 GiB)
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 78165360 512-byte hardware sectors: (40.0 GB/37.2 GiB)
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
 sda: sda1 sda2 sda3
sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk
sd 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg0 type 0
physmap platform flash device: 00400000 at ffc00000
physmap-flash.0: Found 1 x16 devices at 0x0 in 8-bit bank
 Amd/Fujitsu Extended Query Table at 0x0040
physmap-flash.0: Swapping erase regions for broken CFI table.
number of CFI chips: 1
cfi_cmdset_0002: Disabling erase-suspend-program due to code brokenness.
cmdlinepart partition parsing not available
RedBoot partition parsing not available
Using physmap partition information
Creating 6 MTD partitions on "physmap-flash.0":
0x00000000-0x00300000 : "mtd_firmimg"
0x00300000-0x00370000 : "mtd_bootcode"
0x00370000-0x00380000 : "mtd_status"
0x00380000-0x00400000 : "mtd_conf"
0x00000000-0x00400000 : "mtd_allflash"
0x00310000-0x00400000 : "mtd_data"
ehci_hcd: USB 2.0 'Enhanced' Host Controller (EHCI) Driver
ehci_hcd 0000:00:0e.2: EHCI Host Controller
ehci_hcd 0000:00:0e.2: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
ehci_hcd 0000:00:0e.2: irq 18, io mem 0xbfffcf00
ehci_hcd 0000:00:0e.2: USB 2.0 started, EHCI 1.00
usb usb1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
hub 1-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 1-0:1.0: 5 ports detected
usb usb1: New USB device found, idVendor=1d6b, idProduct=0002
usb usb1: New USB device strings: Mfr=3, Product=2, SerialNumber=1
usb usb1: Product: EHCI Host Controller
usb usb1: Manufacturer: Linux 2.6.28.8 ehci_hcd
usb usb1: SerialNumber: 0000:00:0e.2
ohci_hcd: USB 1.1 'Open' Host Controller (OHCI) Driver
ohci_hcd 0000:00:0e.0: OHCI Host Controller
ohci_hcd 0000:00:0e.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
ohci_hcd 0000:00:0e.0: irq 18, io mem 0xbfffe000
usb usb2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
hub 2-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 2-0:1.0: 3 ports detected
usb usb2: New USB device found, idVendor=1d6b, idProduct=0001
usb usb2: New USB device strings: Mfr=3, Product=2, SerialNumber=1
usb usb2: Product: OHCI Host Controller
usb usb2: Manufacturer: Linux 2.6.28.8 ohci_hcd
usb usb2: SerialNumber: 0000:00:0e.0
ohci_hcd 0000:00:0e.1: OHCI Host Controller
ohci_hcd 0000:00:0e.1: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 3
ohci_hcd 0000:00:0e.1: irq 18, io mem 0xbfffd000
usb usb3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
hub 3-0:1.0: USB hub found
hub 3-0:1.0: 2 ports detected
usb usb3: New USB device found, idVendor=1d6b, idProduct=0001
usb usb3: New USB device strings: Mfr=3, Product=2, SerialNumber=1
usb usb3: Product: OHCI Host Controller
usb usb3: Manufacturer: Linux 2.6.28.8 ohci_hcd
usb usb3: SerialNumber: 0000:00:0e.1
mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
i2c /dev entries driver
rtc-rs5c372 0-0032: rs5c372a found, 24hr, driver version 0.6
rtc-rs5c372 0-0032: rtc core: registered rtc-rs5c372 as rtc0
TCP cubic registered
NET: Registered protocol family 10
NET: Registered protocol family 17
RPC: Registered udp transport module.
RPC: Registered tcp transport module.
rtc-rs5c372 0-0032: setting system clock to 2009-06-14 11:42:17 UTC (1244979737)
linkstation: disarming the AVR watchdog:
kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 188k init
Adding 530136k swap on /dev/sda2.  Priority:-1 extents:1 across:530136k
EXT3 FS on sda1, internal journal
device-mapper: ioctl: 4.14.0-ioctl (2008-04-23) initialised: dm-devel@redhat.com
kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
EXT3 FS on sda3, internal journal
EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
eth0: no IPv6 routers present
usb 1-2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
usb 1-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2339
usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=5
usb 1-2: Product: USB to ATA/ATAPI Bridge
usb 1-2: Manufacturer: JMicron
usb 1-2: SerialNumber: DCA1292951FF
usb 1-2: USB disconnect, address 2
usb 1-2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
usb 1-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2339
usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=5
usb 1-2: Product: USB to ATA/ATAPI Bridge
usb 1-2: Manufacturer: JMicron
usb 1-2: SerialNumber: DCA1292951FF
usb 1-2: USB disconnect, address 3
usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 4
usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 1-1: New USB device found, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2339
usb 1-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=5
usb 1-1: Product: USB to ATA/ATAPI Bridge
usb 1-1: Manufacturer: JMicron
usb 1-1: SerialNumber: DCA1292951FF
usb 1-1: USB disconnect, address 4
usb 1-2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 5
usb 1-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=152d, idProduct=2339
usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=5
usb 1-2: Product: USB to ATA/ATAPI Bridge
usb 1-2: Manufacturer: JMicron
usb 1-2: SerialNumber: DCA1292951FF
usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using ohci_hcd and address 2
usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 2-1: New USB device found, idVendor=10d6, idProduct=1100
usb 2-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=1, SerialNumber=2
usb 2-1: Product: USB 2.0(FS) FLASH DISK
usb 2-1: SerialNumber: USB 2.0(FS) FLASH DISK


and this my sfdisk -l result:
Code:
LSPPC-Lenny:/# sfdisk -l
 
Disk /dev/sda: 4865 cylinders, 255 heads, 63 sectors/track
Units = cylinders of 8225280 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from 0
 
   Device Boot Start     End   #cyls    #blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1          0+    391     392-   3148708+  83  Linux
/dev/sda2        392     457      66     530145   82  Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda3        458    4864    4407   35399227+  83  Linux
/dev/sda4          0       -       0          0    0  Empty

what can i do?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 3:32 pm 
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have you tried mounting it?

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=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 5:41 pm 
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hmmm... to be honest, I haven't tried it in Lenny, on this image I made.

You should check to see that udev is installed (I think it is).

For a while, there was a package in Debian called usbmount. I'm unsure if that is still in Debian, and it seems to me that it was broken in Etch (partially).

I don't do a whole lot of desktop use of the LS's so I can't say I have much experience in the automounting thing. I do use a 500GB USB hdd w/ my main Lenny HG, but that is an upgraded system, not an install of my own tarball.

are you familiar w/ the mount command, and setting up an fstab line for a usb device?

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KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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I've had a little poke around on mine :)
udev wasn't installed so you'll need to install that, and usbmount does still exist and works on Lenny :)
after you've got both of them, then you'll need to edit /etc/usbmount/usbmount.conf if you want to have FAT/FAT32 devices auto mount and heed the warning in the file! there's a reason that they're not on by default!


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cool!

glad to hear that it works once the needed fixings are added... :)

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KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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For DHCP to work on my setup I changed /etc/network/interfaces, if no DHCP server exists, the 192.168.11.150 address is available, otherwise it will have 2 IP address

Code:
#
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback
#
auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp
  hostname `hostname`
#
# default static setup
auto eth0:1
iface eth0:1 inet static
  address 192.168.11.150
  network 192.168.11.0
  netmask 255.255.0.0
  broadcast 192.168.11.255


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Davy,

When installing Lenny-LSPPC-0.1.0.tar.gz, then subsequently laptop-mode-tools, I receive a warning stating that the Linkstation will not go into sleep mode due to a missing kernel option. Try it for yourself. Can you incorporate that kernel build option in your next build so that my Linkstation can go to sleep when not in use, or at least so I can test it. The fan runs on high pretty much most of the time, and all the fan hacks in the past used to cause my system to reboot.

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You could try andre's latest PPC kernel. It may have that option enabled.

Eventually I will (or someone else will) post a new 2.6.30.x (x>5) kernel+modules set.

Are you absolutely sure that this option is supported on our boards (by our hardware)?

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LS-HG500 (Lenny)
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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Not at all. You would think that it would be as one of the primary motivators for this setup is to squeak as little power out the tailpipe. I'll take a look. Have to find Andre's tarball first :)

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viewtopic.php?f=11&t=20661

also here is a detailed list of modules : http://hvkls.dyndns.org/downloads/docum ... i-v118.txt

and an overview list : http://hvkls.dyndns.org/downloads/docum ... i-v118.txt

Do you know the exact name of the kernel config option? That might help. There are hundreds or thousands of them...

Also, when you say that previous hacks caused your machine to reboot, could you be more specific? I've never seen this happen.

It is possible to quiet the fan somewhat, and I wrote a script years back (fannyd) that works with hddtemp to keep the fan on lower speeds, as temperature permits.

Do avr-evtd commands for the fan work for your? http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Information/PPCAVR

http://buffalo.nas-central.org/wiki/Spi ... _when_idle has actually some of the documentation for this ... or a similar scenario.

The official docs http://samwel.tk/laptop_mode/ ....

Does the kernel you run have /proc/sys/vm/laptop_mode ?

There is some murkiness here, as data integrity may be very important for you.

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LS-HG500 (Lenny)
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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CONFIG_SOFTWARE_SUSPEND=y


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http://cateee.net/lkddb/web-lkddb/SOFTWARE_SUSPEND.html

interesting reading ... maybe I will try this for giggles & grins tomorrow, on a dev box, with 2.6.30.4 . This particular config option you ask about depends on a few others that I've never seen enabled on our boxes, but the worst two things that can happen are that 1) it doesn't boot or is unstable , and 2) it simple doesn't work.
Quote:
The configuration item CONFIG_SOFTWARE_SUSPEND:

* prompt: Software Suspend
* type: tristate
* depends on: CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL && CONFIG_PM && CONFIG_SWAP && (( CONFIG_X86 && CONFIG_SMP ) || (( CONFIG_FVR || CONFIG_PPC32 || CONFIG_X86 ) && ! CONFIG_SMP ))
* defined in kernel/power/Kconfig
* found in Linux Kernels: before 2.6.0 version to 2.6.22 release, thus this is an obsolete configuration

Help text

Enable the possibility of suspending the machine. It doesn't need APM. You may suspend your machine by 'swsusp' or 'shutdown -z <time>' (patch for sysvinit needed).

It creates an image which is saved in your active swap. Upon next boot, pass the 'resume=/dev/swappartition' argument to the kernel to have it detect the saved image, restore memory state from it, and continue to run as before. If you do not want the previous state to be reloaded, then use the 'noresume' kernel argument. However, note that your partitions will be fsck'd and you must re-mkswap your swap partitions. It does not work with swap files.

Right now you may boot without resuming and then later resume but in meantime you cannot use those swap partitions/files which were involved in suspending. Also in this case there is a risk that buffers on disk won't match with saved ones.

For more information take a look at Documentation/power/swsusp.txt.


This would in effect shut down your machine & save an image on the swap partition that you could resume it with - it would not seem be able to really do much for fan noise, over plain old shutdown. It would (theoretically) give a faster restart...

EDIT: After reading this, looking at the rest of the online docs, and searching for it both manually and w/ menuconfig, I am inclined to believe the below quote to be true...
* found in Linux Kernels: before 2.6.0 version to 2.6.22 release, thus this is an obsolete configuration


I am thinking that you can at least spin your hdd down w/ hdparm, and/or use the fannyd script I have written (along w/ hddtemp).

Cleaning the fan blades and lubricating the bearing (peel up the small circular decal/cover and grease it well, use something like a lightweight lithium base grease, not wd40, then replace the decal/cover to seal it back up). I did this on my old LS1 when its fan was becoming noisy, and now it is virtually silent - still as quiet after about a year).

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:59 am 
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Thanks for all the information Davy. I was a good read. I agree. I do not see the applicability for this. I will attempt to use the fan speed tools and see how it goes now that I have a the fully updated kernel.

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