Re: Reading temperature
> I've looked for a way to read my system temperature, and I'm quite confused:
> It seems that the package used is lm-sensors, but it also seems that is
> made for the usual desktop motherboards...
My understanding is that lm-sensors supports a small number of
laptops, but it doesn't support e.g. mine.
> I have a Asus L3C (L3000C) and it has, at least a cpu monitor (that I can
> see at Windows with Asus utilities).
http://secure.netroedge.com/~lm78/supported.html doesn't list that as
supported by lm-sensors. :-/
> On other hand, maybe there is need to have a patched kernel for this to
> work? I'm using the standart 2.4.18-bf2.4
Well, you do need to come up with the kernel modules from somewhere,
but I think sensors-detect doesn't actually try to load kernel modules
other than i2c drivers. (And you'd be asking "how come sensors-detect
breaks horribly for me" if that were actually the problem.) So
lm-sensors probably isn't the answer for you.
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