[blfs-support] lm-sensors-3.4.0, dx58so MoBo, x58 C/S, linux-3.19.8

Richard Melville richard.melville69 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 01:21:58 PST 2016


On 29 February 2016 at 00:32, Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 01:30:54PM -0800, Paul Rogers wrote:
>> Getting some wierd numbers.  -41.5C?  I don't think so!  Nor 70.5C!
>> Anybody got a reference for setting this asc7621 parms in lmsensors
>> properly?  I think even the coretemp numbers are high.  It's doing
>> nothing strenuous at the moment.  Fans are quiet.
>>
>
> My general impression of lm_sensors is that you are lucky to get
> sensible numbers from most things in lm_sensors.  Most consumer
> motherboards get built to save the manufacturer money, so things
> don't get connected.  If a fan records a speed, it is probably
> accurate, but for everything else I disbelieve most readings.

In addition, a word of warning about lm_sensors might be appropriate.
This thread https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=193048 details
issues with lm_sensors and some laptop screens.

Richard


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