[i2c] "Using i2c-parport bus Driver"

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Thu Oct 12 09:45:00 CEST 2006

Morning Seetaram,

> With reference to my Previous Query, I have one more question to you and
> would request you to please clarify.
> I installed the lsvpd, sysdiag and sysutils rpms(packages) and finally
> the lm_sensors-2.6.5-5-1.i386.rpm.
> After the installation is complete, I ran $sensors-detect (program)
> I'm getting the following error
> Couldn't Open /proc/bus/i2c!? at /usr/bin/sensors-detect line 2970
> <STDIN> line 7
> I checked my /proc/bus folder and it seems there is no I2C folder there.
> What is the problem here and what should I do to get /proc/bus/I2C
> folder?
> I have selected the kernel configuration as detailed in the previous
> mail.
> Please kindly advice me.

According to a previous post, you are using a 2.6.11 kernel. lm_sensors
2.6.5 does not support 2.6 kernels at all. Please read this page on our
It gives all the compatibility details. In particular, it says that you
need at least lm_sensors 2.8.8 for a 2.6.11 kernel.

Jean Delvare

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