[lm-sensors] [Patch] lm-sensors crash on non x86 hardware

Christian Krafft krafft at de.ibm.com
Sat Apr 12 18:42:10 CEST 2008


Hi Jean,

On Thu, 10 Apr 2008 18:14:46 +0200
Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org> wrote:

> Hi Christian,
> 
> On Thu, 10 Apr 2008 17:11:11 +0200, Christian Krafft wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Please consider this tiny patch for inclusion.
> > It provides the user with more precise info.
> > 
> > Index: lm_sensors-2.10.0/prog/detect/sensors-detect
> > ===================================================================
> > --- lm_sensors-2.10.0.orig/prog/detect/sensors-detect
> > +++ lm_sensors-2.10.0/prog/detect/sensors-detect
> 
> 2.10.0 is old...

Ups, Next time I'll check before posting ;-)

> 
> > @@ -5153,7 +5153,7 @@ sub main
> >  
> >    print "\nSome chips are also accessible through the ISA bus. ISA probes
> > are\n". "typically a bit more dangerous, as we have to write to I/O ports
> > to do\n".
> > -        "this. This is usually safe though.\n\n";
> > +        "this. This is usually safe on x86 acrhitecture.\n\n";
> >    if ($> != 0) {
> >      print "As you are not root, we shall skip this step.\n";
> >    } else {
> > @@ -5167,7 +5167,7 @@ sub main
> >  
> >    print "\nSome Super I/O chips may also contain sensors. Super I/O probes
> > are\n". "typically a bit more dangerous, as we have to write to I/O ports
> > to do\n".
> > -        "this. This is usually safe though.\n\n";
> > +        "this. This is usually safe on x86 acrhitecture.\n\n";
> >    if ($> != 0) {
> >      print "As you are not root, we shall skip this step.\n";
> >    } else {
> 
> We already skip these probes on PPC:
> http://www.lm-sensors.org/changeset/5125
> Isn't it sufficient?
> 

Thats perfect, more than I expected. Thanks!

-- 
Mit freundlichen Gruessen,
kind regards,

Christian Krafft
IBM Systems & Technology Group,
Linux Kernel Development
IT Specialist


Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats:	Martin Jetter
Geschaeftsfuehrung:		Herbert Kircher
Sitz der Gesellschaft:		Boeblingen
Registriergericht:		Amtsgericht Stuttgart, HRB 243294
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://lists.lm-sensors.org/pipermail/lm-sensors/attachments/20080412/7d60565b/attachment.sig>


More information about the lm-sensors mailing list