[lm-sensors] lm_sensors + IBM xseries 336

Darrick J. Wong djwong at us.ibm.com
Mon Apr 21 20:03:17 CEST 2008

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 07:35:49PM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:

> Better download the latest version of the script here:
> http://www.lm-sensors.org/browser/lm-sensors/trunk/prog/detect/sensors-detect?format=txt
> You can run it without installing it. It doesn't have the check for IBM
> systems, since it was updated to behave more safely. And a recent
> version has more chances to know about your hardware.
> But I wouldn't hold my breath... As far as I know these IBM xseries
> servers do not have hardware monitoring chips.

If there's a BMC (the x336 has one) then the sensors can be read via
ipmitool because the hwmon controllers are wired to the BMC, not to
the system.


More information about the lm-sensors mailing list