[lm-sensors] user question about how to load xeontemp

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Jan 23 10:04:43 CET 2011


On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 12:39:33 -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 02:04:21PM -0500, Jean Delvare wrote:
> [ ... ]
> > > 
> > > I don't know the status of ipmi integration and ipmi module names. There
> > > is the OpenIPMI project, and they have lots of patches to improve ipmi
> > > support. Jean may know better than me if/when/how those patches will be
> > > integrated into the mainline kernel.
> > 
> > The impisensor driver is abandoned for years. I won't look into it as I
> > have many other drivers to work on and I don't have supported hardware.
> > 
> > In the meantime, my recommendation is to use ipmitool. It is _not_
> > integrated with libsensors, but other than that, it should report the
> > sensor values properly.
> > 
> How about OpenIPMI ? Any plans to integrate that code into the mainline, 
> or is that pretty much a parallel effort ?
> 
> Just trying to get an idea where IPMI kernel support is going. Looks like IPMI
> is going to be used in a project here, so we may have to support it.

I have no idea, sorry.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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