[lm-sensors] MSI K9N4 SLI-F sensors-detect says use w83627ehf but it won't load

David Hubbard david.c.hubbard at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 18:47:48 CET 2007


Hi Curt,

On 3/20/07, Curt Blank <curt at curtronics.com> wrote:
> Motherboard: MSI K9N4 SLI-F
> Chipset: nVidia nForce 500 SLI
> SuSE Linux 10.1
> Kernel: 2.6.16.27-0.9
> lm-sensors: 2.10.0-10 (from SuSE 10.1 distro)
>
> I run sensors-detect that came with the SuSE distribution and it can't
> find any sensors. So then I download and run the latest sensors-detect and
> it tells me to use the w83627ehf driver. But when I try it fails:
>
> # modprobe w83627ehf
> FATAL: Error inserting w83627ehf
> (/lib/modules/2.6.16.27-0.9-smp-bnfsrvr/kernel/drivers/hwmon/w83627ehf.ko):
> No such device
>
> It has a confidence of 9 but it fails. Am I missing something here?
> w83627ehf has been in the kernel since 2.6.13, but do I maybe need a newer
> version then I have?
>
> These are the modules currently installed:
>
> # lsmod
> Module                  Size  Used by
> i2c_dev                12552  0
> hwmon                   5128  0
> eeprom                  9488  0
> i2c_isa                 7552  0
> i2c_nforce2             9344  0
>
> I have the output from the sensors-detect if anyone wants to see it.

Can you post a URL to a datasheet or high-resolution image of your motherboard?

I suspect it is not actually a w83627ehf, 627ehg, or 627dhg chip in
your board. The datasheet or image will help us figure that out.

David




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