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Hello everyone. Completely new to linux and need some help. My laptop's fan works almost constantly in Fedora 8. I've made some search and found this topic: MY laptop fan ...
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    Acer TravelMate 4602WLMi fan runs almost constantly


    Hello everyone.

    Completely new to linux and need some help.

    My laptop's fan works almost constantly in Fedora 8.

    I've made some search and found this topic: MY laptop fan runs constantly..doesn't on windowsXP - Ubuntu Forums

    But its relates to Ubuntu Linux only.
    In Fedora there are some folders: /etc/acpi/events. In these folders you can find these files: Power.conf and Video.conf

    This is the print what is inside of those files:

    Power.conf

    Code:
    # ACPID config to power down machine if powerbutton is pressed, but only if
    # no gnome-power-manager is running
    
    event=button/power.*
    action=/bin/ps awwux | /bin/grep gnome-power-manager | /bin/grep -qv grep || /sbin/shutdown -h now
    video.conf
    Code:
    # Configuration to turn on DPMS again on video activity, needed for some
    # laptops. Disabled by default, uncomment if your laptop display stays blank
    # after you close and open the lid.
    
    #event=video.*
    #action=/usr/sbin/vbetool dpms on

    Please help me to solve this problem.
    Just tell me how can I check if this situation is "Ok" or not.
    What about all of those commands in power.conf and video.conf?

    Thank in advance.

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    Problem is solved!!!!

    I've turned off the "pcscd" service, it seems to took a lot of my CPU usage, and that one caused my fan to work all the time.

    You can just stop it
    Code:
     /etc/init.d/pcscd stop
    and then wait for about 30 min to verify if it helps.

    And if it does, just turn it off forever -->
    Code:
    chkconfig --level 2345 pcscd off
    That's all for my issue.

    Best regards guys.

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