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From: <Daniel.Dorau@alumni.TU-Berlin.DE>
To: <joel.metelius@home.se>
Cc: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Inspiron 8000 makes high pitch noise only with 2.6.0-test1
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2003 12:28:04 +0200 (CEST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3438.194.175.125.228.1058264884.squirrel@mailbox.TU-Berlin.DE> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1058258721.2423.2.camel@joelm.2y.net>

Joel,
thank you. I will try this. But doesn't this mean, that it will
consume more power? My belief is that this had worked with
2.4 without that noise.
You said it helped you and others. Has this been discussed on
this or some other mailing list?

Thank you
Daniel

> try turning off
>
> CONFIG_APM_CPU_IDLE
>
> it help me and others, but it had nothing to do with ethernet
> drivers...

> /joel
>
> On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 09:39, Daniel.Dorau@alumni.TU-Berlin.DE wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> yesterday I tried the 2.6.0-test1 kernel for the first time.
>> Installation went flawlessly. However I noticed a high pitch
>> noise from my notebook everytime after the ethernet driver
>> was loaded, no matter which one (eepro100 or e100).
>> It is exactly the noise that my notebook only did with 2.4
>> when _actually_ transmitting data on IRDA.
>> I have no clue whatsoever how the same noise is being triggered
 by
>> the 2.6 kernel. Disabling IRDA (kernel+BIOS) didn't help.
>> Since that noise is somewhat nerving, I would be very happy
>> if someone has an idea how to fix that.
>> This noise does definitely not appear on 2.4 kernel except when
 IRDA
>> is active. On 2.6 I can hear it all the time one the
>> ethernet driver is loaded. It is only interrupted by heavy disc
>> activity.
>> Does anybody has an idea?
>>
>> Please CC me on reply.
>>
>> Thank you
>> Daniel
>>
>>
>>
>>
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  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-15 10:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-15  7:39 Daniel.Dorau
2003-07-15  8:45 ` Joel Metelius
2003-07-15 10:28   ` Daniel.Dorau [this message]
2003-07-15 10:58     ` Joel Metelius

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