[lm-sensors] Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?

Len Brown lenb at kernel.org
Fri Feb 16 18:57:23 CET 2007


On Friday 16 February 2007 12:31, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
> Recently my notebook has started shutting down with
> these messages in the logs:
> 
> 	ACPI: Critical trip point
> 	Critical temperature reached (128 C), shutting down.
> 
> But it didn't seem hot at all to me, so I wrote a script to
> cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature once a second
> and eventually caught this (but no shutdown):
> 
> temperature:             47 C
> temperature:             47 C
> temperature:             128 C
> temperature:             48 C
> temperature:             47 C
> 
> Google found several people reporting problems like mine
> after installing lm-sensors, and when I looked at the list
> of loaded modules I found k8temp and hwmon there. Then I
> realized my problems had started after installing a 2.6.19
> kernel that had the new k8temp driver.
> 
> So, could ACPI and the k8temp driver be at odds?


Yes.
-Len




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