[lm-sensors] user prog "sensors" seg faults on x86_64?

lloyd millerlf at telus.net
Thu May 4 02:30:58 CEST 2006

  Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org> wrote

| > We have a dual Opteron 285 system on a Tyan Tiger K8WE (S2877)
| > motherboard. The make user ; make user_install went fine. The
| > sensor-detect script seemed to run ok and the modprobes seemed to work
| > but the "sensors -s" command segfaults. Is it a 64 bit problem? Using
| > Suse 10.1 x86_64 beta atm.
| Which version of lm_sensors is this?


| Does "sensors" (without -s) work?

also seg faults

| Why don't you use the package which comes with Suse?

also seg faults (I downloaded the package assuming it would be newer, it 

| Which beta is this?

10.1 beta 9

| I'm using lm_sensors on Suse 10.0 x86_64 myself for quite some time
| now
| without a problem, so I doubt there is a general 64-bit problem.

It seems it is something in the sysfs that is causing the crash. I tried
to build sensors with debuging but all gdb would tell me was the seg
fault was in :

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x00002af197a9deaf in sensors_read_one_sysfs_chip () from 

I havn't got it to tell me the exact line
where its crashing (yet).

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