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This could be a stupid question, but I'll throw it in just in case anyway.. My "new" graphics card (older model really, and bought few months ago for support with free drivers) has a fan on it which has gotten noisy, to a point that it is really annoying and distracting.


just installed kubuntu. yesterday i noticed my computer was very noisy. Today i found like a hundred lines like this in my log:

2006-12-06 13.03.34 computername kernel [17179699.916000] ACPI: Unable to turn cooling device [dffe3338]'on'