[lm-sensors] SMSC47m1 Error inserting and Not configured - will not use errors

Jan van Tiggelen den_tichel at zonnet.nl
Tue Feb 27 23:04:11 CET 2007

The issue's been bugging me for a few days, but nevertheless I hope this is
an issue which can be sorted out. So here goes with the details:

FSC micro-atx mainboard (W26361-W39) with an SMC LPC47M107S-MC onboard (I
physically checked the presence! ;) )
Installed Fedora Core 6
i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Sensors version 2.10.1 with libsensors version 2.10.1

Sensors-detect returns (as it seems) the proper values:
# I2C module options
alias char-major-89 i2c-dev

# I2C adapter drivers
modprobe i2c-i801
modprobe i2c-isa
# I2C chip drivers
modprobe eeprom
modprobe smsc47m1
sleep 2 # optional
/usr/bin/sensors -s # recommended

Everything seems to load properly:
# lsmod |grep i2c
i2c_isa                 9665  0
i2c_ec                  9281  1 sbs
i2c_i810                9797  0
i2c_algo_bit           12105  1 i2c_i810
i2c_i801               11853  0
i2c_core               26049  5 i2c_isa,eeprom,i2c_ec,i2c_algo_bit,i2c_i801

But modprobe smsc47m1 seems to cause the initial error: 
FATAL: Error inserting smsc47m1
(/lib/modules/2.6.19-1.2911.fc6/kernel/drivers/hwmon/smsc47m1.ko): No such

And dmesg returns:
smsc47m1: Found SMSC LPC47M10x/LPC47M112/LPC47M13x
i2c_adapter i2c-9191: Device at 0x800 is not configured, will not use

Some history I could find on a similar issue is:

But it doesn't really give me a clue on how to resolve this. So any help
would be appreciated.

Just FYI:
- I have disabled ALL serial/parallel ports in BIOS
- I did not make any changes to the original /etc/sensors.conf

Kind regards,

Jan van Tiggelen

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