all ok except for a few mis-readings on a it87 chip

Mark D. Studebaker mds at paradyne.com
Sun Aug 18 04:16:39 CEST 2002


adjust formula in sensors.conf until it looks right,
or get information from Gigabyte on the external resistor
values on the motherboard.
See comments in sensors.conf.

Mihnea-Costin Grigore wrote:
> 
>      Hi there!
> 
>      I've been using lm_sensors for some time on my older computer, but
> now I got a new motherboard and a few things changed.
>      It is a Gigabyte 7vtxh+ with a VIA 8233A SouthBridge, and
> sensors-detect found an it87-isa chip to go with that. Everything seems
> fine, but the reading from -12V and -5V are all wrong. Here's a sample:
> 
> =====[cut here]=====
> it87-isa-0290
> Adapter: ISA adapter
> Algorithm: ISA algorithm
> VCore:     +1.74 V  (min =  +1.69 V, max =  +1.80 V)
> +3.3V:     +3.20 V  (min =  +3.13 V, max =  +3.45 V)
> +5V:       +4.84 V  (min =  +4.72 V, max =  +5.24 V)
> +12V:     +12.16 V  (min = +11.36 V, max = +12.60 V)
> -12V:      -7.42 V  (min = -12.63 V, max = -11.41 V)   ALARM
> -5V:       -5.89 V  (min =  -5.28 V, max =  -4.81 V)   ALARM
> Stdby:     +4.91 V  (min =  +4.72 V, max =  +5.24 V)
> CPU Fan:  3292 RPM  (min = 3000 RPM, div = 2)
> MB Temp:     +41C  (min =  +20C, max =  +45C)
> CPU Temp:    +66C  (min =  +30C, max =  +75C)
> =====[and here]=====
> 
>      I used the default compute lines for this chip from sensors.conf...
> Also, if I comment out the in5/in6 compute lines, this is the output:
> 
> =====[cut here]=====
> -12V:      +2.56 V  (min =  +0.00 V, max =  +0.00 V)   ALARM
> -5V:       +1.34 V  (min =  +0.00 V, max =  +0.00 V)   ALARM
> =====[and here]=====
> 
>      One thing to note is that the values for these two inputs keep
> changing more often than the others, so I guess there must be something
> wrong with the formula...
> 
>      I was hoping you could give me some hints as to how I might fix this,
> if possible... other than this, everything's fine, thanks for the great
> package and keep up the good work!
> 
> Regards,
> 
> --
> Mihnea-Costin Grigore          [ "Tenebus Ipsilo Ibinem Catehens" ]
> E-mail: mgc8 at totalnet.ro       Home Page: http://mgc8.virtualave.net



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