sensor readings using kernel 2.5.x/2.6.0-test1

Greg KH greg at
Wed Jul 16 08:12:47 CEST 2003

On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 01:37:52AM -0400, Todor T. Zviskov wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm sorry if I'm bothering you but I just discovered something that 
> might interest you. I just noticed I got sensor readings in gkrellm with 
> the 2.6.0-test1 kernel. At first it was disabled when I booted in the 
> new kernel and opened gkrellm but then I noticed that the readings were 
> just disabled (for some reason) in the config. I previously thought 
> gkrellm was using the `sensors' program for the readings (cause they say 
> lm_sensors is required) but I guess I was wrong and it's actually 
> getting the info from /sys/bus/i2c/devices/ or something (1-6000 in 
> mycase - via686a chip). I find the readings in /sys/bus/i2c/devices/ to 
> be pretty straight forward (at least for my mobo).

lmsensors does not work with 2.5/2.6 yet, sorry.

Any help would be appreciated in porting :)


greg k-h

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