[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 22:43:14 CET 2010
> > > > 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.
> > >
> > > If you do, please make sure to blacklist the ACPI "thermal" driver.
> > Where do I set blacklist it?
> Depends on the distribution. Sometimes it's enough to add:
> blacklist thermal
> to /etc/modprobe.d/*.conf, but sometimes init scripts actively load the
> thermal driver, so you have to hack them or at least edit
> distro-specific config files.
Thanks. I see existing files in mine:
$ ls /etc/modprobe.d/
aliases.conf blacklist-bluetooth libpisock9.conf
alsa-base-blacklist.conf blacklist.conf linux-sound-base_noOSS.conf
alsa-base.conf fbdev-blacklist.conf oss-compat.conf
> > What is bad about "thermal" driver?
> > Conflict?
> Yes. The thermal driver will access the same I/O ports as the w83627ehf
> driver, without any synchronization between them, so very bad things
> can happen.
In older Kernels like v2.6.30, did this conflict happen too? I only
remember seeing inaccurate values like for voltages. Speaking of
voltages, which part is responsibile for voltages showing that I don't
have in 2.6.32, but did in 2.6.30?
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