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Old 06-15-11, 09:24 AM   #1
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Question NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT's fan spins up in text console mode?

Hello!

I noticed most of the times my old NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT video card's fan is quiet in KDE v3.5.10 with Compiz. When I exit out of X to text mode console, my fan will spin up louder. Is this normal? I am using the latest NVIDIA driver binaries, compiled from its .run files, in Debian (Kernel v2.6.32-...). Obviously, I can't read my sensors -f for NVIDIA in text mode since NVIDIA driver isn't in used like in X.

Thank you in advance.
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