[lm-sensors] k8temp, BE-2350 CPU

Juergen.Bausa Juergen.Bausa at web.de
Wed Sep 5 21:01:22 CEST 2007


Rudolf Marek <rudolf.marek <at> sysgo.com> writes:

> 
> Bernhard Seibold wrote:
> > On Di, 2007-09-04 at 20:53 +0200, Rudolf Marek wrote:
> >> Are you sure those are correct? The datasheets suggest that you need first
> >> extract the 0.25 degC from two lowest bits and THEN subtract 49.
> >>
> >> Your code does it first. Your method will work only if AMD made a mistake in
> >> documentation. Are you sure?
> > 
> > You're right, it should be (raw * 250) - 49000, as M. G. Berberich also
> > pointed out to me.
> > 
> > This means the original formula should have worked, so either the
> > documentation is wrong, or the sensors are broken (as someone at the AMD
> > forums claims).
> 
> Yes it is broken, some Errata suggests this :/
> 

I just installed the patch on my BE-2350 system and the results seem reasonable.
Does this mean that the hardware sensor itself is broken and that the results
are reasonable by chance?

Juergen






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