False IBM Laptop detection - PIIX4 (440BX) - IBM 300PL 6892-N2U Tower desktop - lm_sensors 2.7.0 /w 2.4.20

Shawn Starr shawn.starr at datawire.net
Fri Feb 7 17:02:00 CET 2003


Also, I can try booting 2.5 and CVS lm_sensors / i2c stuff for testing.

Shawn.

On February 7, 2003 10:48 am, Shawn Starr wrote:
> I have an IBM 300PL 6892-N2U just picked it up yesterday but lm_sensors
> 2.7.0 refuses to load anything!
>
> I am using a Tower desktop not a laptop unless this is a defunked bios?
>
> Let me know what info you need from me.
>
> Shawn.
>
> --------------------------
>
> from sensors-detect:
>
>  BIOS vendor (ACPI): IBM
>  System vendor (DMI): IBM
>  BIOS version (DMI): NVKT48AUS
>  Sorry, we won't let you go on. IBM systems are known to have
>  serious problems with lm_sensors, resulting in hardware failures.
>  For more information, see README.thinkpad or
>  http://www2.lm-sensors.nu/~lm78/cvs/lm_sensors2/README.thinkpad.
>
> ---
>
> from dmesg:
>
> i2c-piix4.o version 2.7.0 (20021208)
> i2c-piix4.o: Found PIIX4 device
> dmi_scan.o version 2.7.0 (20021208)
> dmi_scan.o: SM BIOS found
> i2c-piix4.o: IBM Laptop detected; this module may corrupt
>              your serial eeprom! Refusing to load module!
> i2c-piix4.o: Module insertion failed.

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