[lm-sensors] Intel Core voltage monitoring

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Mon Dec 10 16:01:46 CET 2007


On Mon, 10 Dec 2007 15:50:26 +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Your sensors-detect output doesn't include the SMBus scan, I guess that
> the SMBus is hidden. I've seen this before on Toshiba laptops, and
> after investigation we found that the SMBus was being accessed by SMM
> code, so it's not safe to let Linux access it. That's a design decision
> by the manufacturer, there's nothing we can do. You might be able to
> get the fan reading using the toshiba_acpi driver, but that's about it.

Forgot the references if you want to read the technical details:
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6315
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6395

-- 
Jean Delvare




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