[lm-sensors] fan control questions

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Tue Feb 3 19:55:31 CET 2009

Hi Mark,

On Tue, 03 Feb 2009 10:29:56 -0800, Mark Nienberg wrote:
> Jean Delvare wrote:
> > It would help if you would provide more information about your board.
> > In particular, which hardware monitoring chip(s) are found by
> > sensors-detect? What does the output of "sensors" look like?
> > 
> > If there is more than one chip, are the PWM outputs found on the same
> > chip that reports the fan speeds?
> I'll run pwmconfig again and see if I can answer that.  Maybe I should try a newer 
> lm_sensors, but so far I have been sticking with rpms rather than source.

The sensors-detect script is standalone, so you can download the latest
version, run it, report and delete it afterwards:


This should at least tell us whether there's a second hardware
monitoring chip available on your system.

Jean Delvare

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