[lm-sensors] want memory temperature(i5k_amb), but it doesn't display and sensors-detect can't find all the sensors

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Jul 24 08:38:13 CEST 2011


On Sat, 23 Jul 2011 14:10:47 -0500, Suyu Zhang wrote:
> Hi, I have a Xserve server with 64bit 10.04 ubuntu and Mac os X server.
> 
> I want to know the temperature of memory module (FB-DIMM) under ubuntu, so I
> use 'sensors-detect' with following modules find:
> 
> Intel Core family thermal sensor...                         Success!
>     (driver `coretemp')
> Intel AMB FB-DIMM thermal sensor...                         Success!
>     (driver `i5k_amb')
> 
> then I 'modprobe' coretemp and i5k_amb, but when I use 'sensors', I can only
> get cpu temperature, and no memory temperature:
> 
> root at lake:/home/szhang# sensors
> coretemp-isa-0000
> Adapter: ISA adapter
> Core 0:      +51.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
> 
> coretemp-isa-0001
> Adapter: ISA adapter
> Core 1:      +51.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
> 
> coretemp-isa-0002
> Adapter: ISA adapter
> Core 1:      +52.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
> 
> coretemp-isa-0003
> Adapter: ISA adapter
> Core 0:      +50.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
> 
> and I check mods and i5k_amb is loaded:
> 
> root at lake:/home/szhang# lsmod | grep i5k_amb
> i5k_amb                 5536  0
> 
> more interesting, I use a temperature monitor tool on Mac os, which is
> http://www.bresink.de/osx/TemperatureMonitor.html
> 
> I was surprised find that it provide a lot of sensors reading, including
> memory modules:
> 
> CPU Core 1: 39 C
> CPU Core 2: 41 C
> CPU Core 3: 39 C
> CPU Core 4: 42 C
> SMART Disk ST3750640NS P (3QD0H1Q0): 34 C
> SMC AMBIENT AIR: 27 C
> SMC AMBIENT AIR POSITION 2: 24 C
> SMC CPU A HEAT SINK: 36 C
> SMC CPU A PROXIMITY: 27 C
> SMC CPU B HEAT SINK: 35 C
> SMC CPU B PROXIMITY: 27 C
> SMC CPU C PROXIMITY: 27 C
> SMC CPU D PROXIMITY: 28 C
> SMC DRIVE BAY 1: 32 C
> SMC DRIVE BAY 2: 37 C
> SMC EXPANSION SLOTS: 38 C
> SMC GPU 1 CHIP: 45 C
> SMC MEMORY BANK A POS 0: 45 C
> SMC MEMORY BANK A POS 1: 26 C
> SMC MEMORY BANK A POS 2: 27 C
> SMC MEMORY BANK A POS 3: 27 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A1: 58 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A2: 63 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A3: 60 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A4: 56 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A5: 57 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A6: 55 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE A7: 51 C
> SMC MEMORY MODULE B0: 54 C
> SMC NORTHBRIDGE CORE: 118 C
> SMC NORTHBRIDGE HEAT SINK: 79 C
> SMC PCI SLOT 1 POS 1: 44 C
> SMC PCI SLOT 1 POS 2: 46 C
> SMC PCI SLOT 2 POS 1: 44 C
> SMC PCI SLOT 2 POS 2: 47 C
> SMC POWER SUPPLY POSITION 1: 33 C
> SMC POWER SUPPLY POSITION 2: 49 C
> SMC POWER SUPPLY POSITION 3: 36 C
> 
> but with Mac os I can't do anything about my project...
> 
> so how can I get the memory temperature in ubuntu?

I don't know much about Apple hardware, but given the output above, you
could try loading the applesmc driver, maybe it will work.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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