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

Chuck Ebbert cebbert at redhat.com
Fri Feb 16 20:31:44 CET 2007

Andi Kleen wrote:
> Chuck Ebbert <cebbert at redhat.com> writes:
>> So, could ACPI and the k8temp driver be at odds?
> Yes, there is no locking between ACPI and Linux drivers for register access.
> e.g. if there is a indexed register both try to access (and temperature
> sensors tend to use these things) they can race and get corrupted data.

I blacklisted the k8temp driver and everything looks OK now.

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