fancontrol - configuring 2 individual pwm fans

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Gorgar
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fancontrol - configuring 2 individual pwm fans

Post by Gorgar » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:53 pm

Dear community,

i would like to control 2 fans individually.

(as mentioned in my other post on kernel upgrade and consequences viewtopic.php?f=90&t=265980#p1445825, i'm now having problems with fancontrol/psensor)

I use two pwm fans in my case: one for the CPU, one for the HDDs.

The sensors found are
  • Intel digital thermal sensor...
    (driver `coretemp')
  • Found `ITE IT8718F Super IO Sensors'
    (address 0x290, driver `it87') .
This is what fancontrol shows
  • # Configuration file generated by pwmconfig, changes will be lost
    INTERVAL=10
    DEVPATH=hwmon1=devices/platform/coretemp.0 hwmon2=devices/platform/it87.656
    DEVNAME=hwmon1=coretemp hwmon2=it8718
    FCTEMPS=hwmon2/device/pwm1=hwmon1/temp2_input
    FCFANS= hwmon2/device/pwm1=hwmon2/device/fan1_input
    MINTEMP=hwmon2/device/pwm1=20
    MAXTEMP=hwmon2/device/pwm1=38
    MINSTART=hwmon2/device/pwm1=145
    MINSTOP=hwmon2/device/pwm1=75
    MINPWM=hwmon2/device/pwm1=75
    MAXPWM=hwmon2/device/pwm1=255.

While the CPU-fan (lmsensor it8718-isa-290 fan1) runs o.k., the HDD-fan (lmsensor it8718-isa-290 fan2) hardly starts. Especially that is bugging me, because now my HDDs are close to 40°C compared to less than 30°C before changing the kernel and fancontrol.

Is there a way of adding fan2 to fancontrol/pwmconfig by adding a line?
Do you have suggestions?
I am not a robot.

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