double file name in "/proc/sys/dev/sensors/"

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Thu Feb 27 10:03:07 CET 2003


[Please answer to the list instead of just me.]

> > > I am use "linux-2.4.20-suse1/2" from Hubert Mante. (SuSE).
> >
> > It is Mantel, isn't it?
>
> yes

> > > How can be two files with the identical name?
> >
> > This can happen because the /proc filesystem is virtual. It
> > shouldn't happen though. Could you please check you don't have two
> > different versions of libsensors installed in two different places
> > (usually/usr/lib and /usr/local/lib)?
> 
> no, only one version library.
> dpkg -l |grep sensors
> ii  libsensors-dev 2.6.3-5        Lm-sensors development kit
> ii  libsensors1    2.6.3-5        Library to read
> temperature/voltage/fan sens

You could have an old file installed from the sources, not from a debian
package.

On the other hand, 2.6.3 is a bit old and the bug has possibly been
fixed since. Trying 2.6.5 wouldn't hurt.

-- 
Jean Delvare
http://www.ensicaen.ismra.fr/~delvare/



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