[lm-sensors] lmsensors doesn't detect core-i7 sensors

Guenter Roeck guenter.roeck at ericsson.com
Fri Sep 3 16:31:36 CEST 2010

On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 12:57 -0400, Mahmood Naderan wrote:
> >  sudo aptitude reinstall lm-sensors
> That didn't work. So I managed to completely remove lm-sensors with
> "sudo apt-get --purge remove lm-sensors".
Did you re-install it afterwards ?


> As you see, core-i7 is detected. Also it says: "Copy
> prog/init/lm_sensors.init to /etc/init.d/lm_sensors
> for initialization at boot time." I did that. 

It would have been better to stick with the script from the Ubuntu
distribution (/etc/init.d/lm-sensors). The one you copied likely won't

sudo /etc/init.d/lm-sensors restart would then restart the service.


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