no sensors found! with 2.6.0 kernel

Jean Delvare khali at
Fri Jan 9 23:18:22 CET 2004

> hello - thank you for the great lm_sensors program. i've been using it
> with great success until kernel 2.6.0, but now i am having a problem i
> can't figure out. i don't know whether to file a bug report or what
> the problem might be, so i figured i would ask here first. 
> Driver `w83781d' (may not be inserted):
>   Misdetects:
>   * ISA bus address 0x0290 (Busdriver `i2c-isa')
>     Chip `Winbond W83627HF' (confidence: 8)
> Driver `w83627hf' (should be inserted):
>   Detects correctly:
>   * ISA bus address 0x0290 (Busdriver `i2c-isa')
>     Chip `Winbond W83627HF Super IO Sensors' (confidence: 9)
> i think that misdetected Driver (w83781d) must be the problem. it was
> detected in prior kernels, but now it can't be loaded for some reason.

1* Yes, the w83627hf driver has not been ported to kernel 2.6 yet, so
you have to use w83781d instead.

2* The detection problem in w83781d is supposed to be fixed in kernel
2.6.1. If it isn't, let us know.

Jean Delvare

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