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I've tried to follow the directions on this thread: How to control fan speed?

But at the end of the day, pwmconfig gives me this error:

/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

Is there anything I can still do to control my cpu fan speed?


I have the same machine so here the output of the request:

marco@marco-linux:~$ sudo lshw -C system 
[sudo] password for marco: 
marco-linux               
    description: All In One
    product: iMac11,1 ()
    vendor: Apple Inc.
    version: 1.0
    serial: W80184DT5PJ
    width: 64 bits
    capabilities: smbios-2.4 dmi-2.4 vsyscall32
    configuration: boot=normal chassis=all-in-one family=iMac uuid=D2FE9523-6304-3457-A5D0-9E895170B482
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What motherboard do you have? –  Michael Hampton Jul 14 '12 at 19:42
    
Here's my output of 'lspci'...can you please help me out. I'm facing the same problem with my HP Pavilion Dv7 quad edition Laptop. root@venkat:/# lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200/2nd Generation Core Processor Family PCI Express Root Port (rev 09) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) 00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family MEI Contro –  user143225 Mar 25 '13 at 9:57

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As it seems your computer (is it a Mac?) has not got any controllable fans. You can try to run

sudo pwmconfig

another time and try to answer all Did you see/hear a fan stopping during the above test (n)? with yes.

Also, it would be helpful for me if you give us the output of

lspci

(Please post it here.)

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