[lm-sensors] Where are all the sensors?

DB Freddog_de at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 5 22:54:11 CEST 2011


On 07/05/2011 10:37 PM, Luca Tettamanti wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 9:45 PM, DB<Freddog_de at yahoo.co.uk>  wrote:
>> [   21.121981] f71882fg: Found f71889fg chip at 0x600, revision 21
>> [   21.122030] ACPI: resource f71882fg [io  0x0600-0x0607] conflicts with
>> ACPI region HMOR [mem 0x00000605-0x00000606 pref disabled]
>> [   21.122037] ACPI: If an ACPI driver is available for this device, you
>> should use it instead of the native driver
>
> This means that the BIOS is claiming the hwmon chip for itself;
> starting from 2.6.31 Linux started enforcing this claim, see
> http://lm-sensors.org/wiki/FAQ/Chapter3#Mysensorshavestoppedworkinginkernel2.6.31.
>
> Asus exposes the hardware monitoring data trough an ACPI interface. If
> you send me a copy of /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/DSDT I'll see if
> there's something usable.
>
> Luca
>

Hi Luca,

I tried cat /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/DSDT & got a lot of characters all 
over the page, nothing really readable.... ls -l gives
   ls -l /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/DSDT
-r--------. 1 root root 0 Jul  5 22:42 /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/DSDT

Here's the last page of the file:

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Is there some other way I ought to have looked at the file???

Thanks for your help!!!

Dave




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