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What is the best way to run fancontrol all the time?

asked 2012-07-02 00:35:13 -0500

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My fans can get pretty loud and full bore, and I've set up pwmconfig properly, and running /usr/sbin/fancontrol manually from a root shell seems to work fine. However, I would like to be able to run this every time my machine boots. Do I need to write an init script for this and/or is there some magic systemd incantation that will do the trick?

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answered 2012-07-02 02:39:49 -0500

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updated 2012-07-02 02:46:45 -0500

try make this script into next path

su

sudo gedit /etc/init.d/fancontrol.sh

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ln -s /usr/sbin/fancontrol /etc/init.d/fancontrol
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answered 2012-07-02 10:44:09 -0500

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Maybe, your BIOS/Motherboard can do this job. For example, ASUS provide a technology called Q-Fan to adjust the fan speed according to temperature of the CPU or the case. But you have to enable this function within the BIOS.

I think, it is worth, to have a look at your motherboard manual, if there are any functions like this available. In this case, you don't have to do any changes on your operating system.

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