[lm-sensors] sensord and missing alarms

Ryan Underwood nemesis at icequake.net
Fri Nov 17 19:58:50 CET 2006


On Fri, Nov 17, 2006 at 07:30:30PM +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> 
> > So in general, the alarms are useless and the application should simply
> > check the current value against the ranges always?
> 
> In general, alarm flags work as intended and applications can use them.
> Only the W83781D causes trouble, and it's just bad luck that this is
> the chip you are using. So for the W83781D, yes, comparing the readings
> with the limit values is better.

What luck.  Should it be considered a bug that W83781D has alarm
behavior inconsistent with the rest of the sensors?

-- 
Ryan Underwood, <nemesis at icequake.net>




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