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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Chassi fan stops when m0n0wall loads
 Date:  Thu, 28 Feb 2008 09:47:55 -0600
> Hello,
> 
> I have a m0n0wall mini-ITX setup, with an VIA EPIA EK8000EG motherboard and
> a Morex Cubid 3688 chassi. m0n0wall is run from a Transcend IDE flash module
> and works like a charm.
> 
> The box is currently running without any fans, which seems to work fine even
> tho it's quite warm (not burning hot).
> 
> The chassi comes with a small fan that runs for about 5-10 seconds when the
> system is booted, then stops. It seems like once m0n0wall is loaded - the
> fan stops. Why?
> Is there anything in the software that prevents system fans from running?
> 
> The fan is connected to the system fan connector on the motherboard.

I have a few of these, and the fans run all the time.  Could it be an 
overload turning it off?