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The file /etc/modules lists the modules that should be automatically loaded on start up. Make sure it has this line: ik8 and you will not need to modprobe that module. Run the following command to append the above line to /etc/modules: echo 'ik8' | sudo tee -a /etc/modules


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before you jump into conclusions, try checking your cpu usage. high cpu or gpu usage can also trigger fan. as far as i know, the fans are controlled by bios which is OS independent. so, try checking bios for fan mode.


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does your pc have nvidia or amd graphics card? my friend has a dell inspiron with nvidia graphics card. on a fresh install, it overheats and the battery backup was half what windows gave. i installed bumblebee and it works perfectly fine now. you should install bumblebee only if you have a second graphics card(nvidia graphics card along with integrated ...


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I had the same problem with my Dell Precision / M90. They use small air ducts to direct the cooling air from the fans to the components. After disassembling my unit I found that these air ducts were clogged. Fixed my problem... Good luck.


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User Psusi was right, the bearing of the fan was broken (I felt it as I rotated the fan with the finger). I changed the fan, no noise anymore.


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I had used another power manager before to solve this problem. Using Jupiter on my new 12.04 installation worked well. So the answer above (quoted) was able to solve this problem for my Compaq 610 model. "I had this problem, too. My problem was that my laptop has two graphic cards. It is a problem with the kernel. You must disable the discrete graphic card. ...


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I manage to get irrelevant data for my system including some information for fan(s) with sudo modprobe w83627ehf-isa-fff8. Run this, sudo modprobe w83627ehf-isa-fff8 Run sudo sensors-detect again It may help in your case. I hope you can see something real. Details about my situation


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Try installing the latest microcode for your processor. According to some linux gurus you may be able to improve the functioning of the central processor (CPU) in your computer by applying the latest Intel or AMD microcode. This will improve the functioning of your CPU, because it corrects bugs in the default microcode that it receives from the motherboard. ...



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