[lm-sensors] LM Sensors autoconfig tool project awarded as google SOC project

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Jun 2 22:18:05 CEST 2006

Hi Hans,

> > I don't know of any better ways to automatically identify mainboards.
> > However, I've been mulling over an idea to make manual configuration
> > easier.  Rather than distribute a single giant sensors.conf.eg as we
> > do now, we could distribute a tree of conf files, one per board:
> > 
> > /etc/sensors/
> > /etc/sensors/asus/
> > /etc/sensors/asus/p4s333.conf
> > /etc/sensors/asus/p4c800-e-deluxe.conf
> I personally think this is a good idea, but how big will this become? 
> Any idea how many motherboards there are out there? lots but how much?

The Motherboard Monitor project had around 1100 known motherboards when
it stopped 2 years ago. So depending on how successful we get, the
number of configuration files could range from a few hundreds to 2000
or so.

Jean Delvare

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