[lm-sensors] Upgraded my old Debian box's Kernel from 2.6.30 to 2.6.32, and missing datas in lm_sensors.
ant at zimage.com
Mon Mar 8 22:10:23 CET 2010
> > >> This morning, I rebooted my old Debian box to start using its new Kernel
> > >> 2.6.32 from 2.6.30, but I noticed my lm_sensors didn't show everything
> > >> (voltages, fan RPMs, etc.) anymore compared to 2.6.30 and earlier. I am
> > >> using a MSI K8N NEO4-F (MS-7125) motherboard.
> > > [...]
> > >> I looked at the FAQ and saw
> > >> http://www.lm-sensors.org/wiki/FAQ/Chapter3#Mysensorshavestoppedworkinginkernel2.6.31
> > >> which look like my issue and matches dmesg: http://pastie.org/856424 ...
> > >>
> > >> I am scared to use the lax method since it is not recommended. Is there
> > >> another way to show the datas safely? Or do I have to use this trick or
> > >> live without them?
> > >
> > > Asus provides an ACPI interface for accessing the sensors in a safe
> > > way; I don't know what it's used on MSI boards, but I can take a look:
> > > please send me a dump of the DSDT table
> > Nothing interesting in the DSDT; the hwmon chip is used only for
> > reading a temperature (TZ).
> > I think you can use "acpi_enforce_resources=lax", there not other ways
> > to access the sensor data.
Are there be any future plans to show voltages and other datas without
the old method ("acpi_enforce_resources=lax")?
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