[lm-sensors] No smbus on asus w1n laptop in spite of quirk > no lm_sensors

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Mon Jan 15 18:00:30 CET 2007

Hi Christophe,

On Mon, 15 Jan 2007 08:37:16 +0100, Christophe de Rivière wrote:
> Le Dimanche 14 Janvier 2007 21:56, vous avez écrit :
> >[...]but both thermal and lm85
> > > modules are loaded and no crash detected.
> > > What is the risk ?
> > You may read completely wrong temperature, hang the bus, stop the fan,
> > force processor to throttle to prevent overheat. I think no real damage
> > will happen, but be careful.
> OK, thanks a lot, i'll probably insert a modprobe -r thermmal 
> in /etc/rc.local .

You should be able to prevent it from being loaded at all, which would
be even better. Adding "blacklist thermal" to /etc/modprobe.conf or
whatever your distribution has, should do the trick.

Jean Delvare

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