[lm-sensors] MSI K9N4 SLI-F setting fan divisor

Curt Blank curt at curtronics.com
Wed Mar 21 20:25:56 CET 2007



On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, Curt Blank wrote:

> Motherboard: MSI K9N4 SLI-F
> Chipset: nVidia nForce 500 SLI
> SuSE Linux 10.1
> Kernel: 2.6.16.27-0.9
> Driver: w83627ehf
> 
> How do I set the fan divisor? I have this in my sensors.conf file:
> 
>    set fan3_div    8
>    set fan4_div    8
>    set fan5_div    8
> 
> in the proper place. I get this when I do a sensors -s:
> 
> Error: Line 2476: Failed to set feature
> Error: Line 2477: Failed to set feature
> Error: Line 2478: Failed to set feature
> w83627dhg-isa-0a10: At least one "set" statement failed
> 
> Those 3 "Error: Line"s are those 3 set div commands.
> 
> The set fanN_min statements work.
> 
> -Curt Blank
> 
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I've noticed that the fanN_div files in /sys are created with a 444 
protection whereas the fanN_min files are created with a 644 protection. 
So that explains why they can't be modified. What controls the protection 
they are created with?

-Curt




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