[lm-sensors] [Em28xx] ACPI reads wrong temperature after loading em28xx_cx25843

Peter Mahlknecht mali100 at gmx.net
Fri Oct 31 23:20:58 CET 2008

Markus Rechberger schrieb:
> Hi Peter,
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 11:08 PM, Peter Mahlknecht <mali100 at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have here a strange problem:
>> after loading the em28xx_cx25843 module in
>> /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature a wrong temperature (65535 C) which
>> forces a shutdown on my notebook ("Critical temperature reached (65535 C).
>> Shutting down."). Same thing happens if I load the lm90 module (hwmon driver
>> for the temperaturesensor used by lm-sensors). Both modules depend on
>> i2c_core, so maybe its an I²C bug. Any suggestions?
> I think the lmsensors mailinglist might be better for this! Jean
> Delvare might now more about it.
> added the lm-sensors ML.
> also provide which kernel version you use.
> Markus
Thanks for the fast reply,
I am using Debian Lenny (2.6.26-1-686) on my notebook (Samsung P40 with 
the latest Bios 09HK), but had the same problem also with the 
2.6.18-6-686 (Lenny) and with Ubuntu Hardy Heron (think the kernel was 


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