[lm-sensors] lm_sensors: sensors output

Guenter Roeck guenter.roeck at ericsson.com
Fri Aug 12 20:32:12 CEST 2011


On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 07:06:07AM -0400, João M. S. Silva wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> When I type "sensors", I get:
> 
> acpitz-virtual-0
> Adapter: Virtual device
> temp1:        +51.0°C  (crit = +105.0°C)
> 
> and nothing else. I can't seem to get the chipset info.
> 
> "sensors-detect" detected:
> 
> (...)
> Now follows a summary of the probes I have just done.
> Just press ENTER to continue:
> 
> Driver `it87':
>   * ISA bus, address 0x290
>     Chip `ITE IT8705F Super IO Sensors' (confidence: 9)
> 
> Do you want to generate /etc/conf.d/lm_sensors? (YES/no):
> You should now start the lm_sensors service to load the required
> kernel modules.
> 
> Unloading i2c-dev... OK
> Unloading cpuid... OK
> (...)
> 
> Why doesn't "sensors" print it87-related info?
> 
> I don't know if it is related, but sometimes the temperature gets very
> high (I notice it with my fingers) and I have to reboot; then the fan
> runs at full speed for about 2 min to cool the CPU.
> 
> Any help?
> 
Did you add it87 to the list of modules to load, and is it loaded ?
You should see that with the "lsmod" command.

Guenter




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