lm_sensors on ThinkPads

Mark D. Studebaker mds at paradyne.com
Sat Oct 12 01:34:07 CEST 2002

I checked in Khali's patch below if you would rather get it from CVS.

Khali wrote:
> (BTW: I don't seem to have received the last two messages I sent to the list;
> is there something wrong?)
> > dmi: read: Success
> This sucks. Dmidecode failed and I found out why (pretty lame bug indeed).
> Patch attached.
> Pam, do you have the time and knowledge to patch the dmidecode source that
> comes with lm_sensors-2.6.5 (in prog/detect IIRC), reinstall it and rerun
> sensors-detect? Could you also send us the output of dmesg and the output of
> dmidecode itself, would be perfect :)
> I also attached a simple perl script. Please run it as root (I swear it is
> safe) and send me the output. It is an alternative method for IBM detection I
> am working on. If it works, we can get rid of dmidecode really soon.
> > Obviously I hit ctrl-c at that point.
> There were no risk of breaking anything... Well, in theory ;)
> Thanks A LOT for testing, be sure we appreciate :)
> Khali.
>                                  Name: dmidecode-1.4-fixread.diff
>    dmidecode-1.4-fixread.diff    Type: Plain Text (text/plain)
>                              Encoding: 8bit
>              Name: ibm.pl
>    ibm.pl    Type: Perl Program (application/x-perl)
>          Encoding: base64

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