[lm-sensors] [PATCH 3/3] hwmon: (k8temp) fix temperature reporting for (most) K8 RevG CPUs

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Jan 9 15:54:50 CET 2009


On Fri, 9 Jan 2009 15:41:02 +0100, Andreas Herrmann wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 02:34:39PM +0100, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > If you apply the same offset to all sensors, you'll still obtain
> > something odd:
> > 
> >  k8temp-pci-00c3
> >  Adapter: PCI adapter
> >  Core0 Temp:
> >               +38°C
> >  Core0 Temp:
> >               +24°C
> >  Core1 Temp:
> >               +42°C
> >  Core1 Temp:
> >               +26°C
> > 
> > That's not terribly realistic, is it? Unless both sensors for a given
> > core are very far apart -
> > but I suspect each core is pretty small,
> > isn't it?
> 
> "Far" is relative, isn't it ;-)
> 
> Guess this is from an idle system.
> Please bring load on both cores and look at the temperature
> differences again.

Well that's not my system, so I can't do the tests. But next time
someone reports with a rev.G K8, we'll ask him/her.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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