[lm-sensors] sensord with rrd

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Wed Jan 14 22:58:13 CET 2009

On Wed, 14 Jan 2009 13:08:27 -0800, Mark E. Hansen wrote:
> On 01/14/09 12:39, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > Alarms are the last piece that has been ported to the standard sysfs
> > interface (which lm-sensors 3 builds on top of.) See
> > http://www.lm-sensors.org/ticket/2261
> > for a list of drivers that have been fixed in recent kernels. So
> > basically for proper alarm support with lm-sensors 3.x you need a
> > recent enough kernel.
> To get the chip in my motherboard working (with either version or lm-sensors)
> I had to get an updated kernel module (the chip is ITE IT8716F). The kernel
> module is 'it87'.
> Is this what you mean, or is there other kernel support (other than the
> it87 module, I mean) which is needed to get the alarms to work?

I mean the it87 module, indeed. But each kernel version has a different
version of that module, it gets improved over time. Alarm support
suitable for lm-sensors 3 was added in kernel 2.6.25.

Jean Delvare

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