You can use the following commands to “initilize” the fans so the fancontrol can read them.
sudo modprobe dell-smm-hwmon ignore_dmi=1
After that is done you should be able to setup a fancontrol config with
After it is set up you can launch fancontrol to control the fans
If you want to tweak the setting, modify the fancontrol config under
or run pwmconfig again and replace config.
Sounds like you should be able to add the following to “etc/modprobe.d/dell.conf” to get it to run on boot.
options dell-smm-hwmon ignore_dmi=1