device matching

Mark Studebaker mds at
Thu Oct 24 15:29:02 CEST 2002

good tool for finding CPU temperature is 'cpuburn' 
(link on our links page)

Jean Delvare wrote:
> > I want to know which value is linked with which device.
> > The guess is easy for a fan. When I cease a fan, the fan?'s value
> > will be reported 0. But it is difficult for a temperature,
> > and more difficult for a voltage.
> >
> > Please tell me which value is connected with which pin of W83627HF.
> > Or tell me how can I find the pin.
> It's not that easy. In fact, it depends on the MB manufacturer's
> choices.
> Suggested ways for voltages:
> 1* You usually have CPU voltages first, then the
> +3.3V/+5V/+12V/-12V/-5V. You should be able to easily isolate these five
> ones and few should be left.
> 2* For the ones left, look at the values repported by your BIOS and
> compare.
> Suggested ways for temperature:
> 1* CPU temp is always higher that SYS temp. PS temp is usually bewteen
> CPU and SYS temp.
> 2* Look at the values reported by your BIOS, and compare with what
> lm_sensors reports.
> Anyway, if you have a correct sensors.conf in /etc, most values should
> be already correctly labelled (but again, we can't prevent manufacturers
> from connecting the probes the way they want).
> --
> Jean Delvare

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