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Re: lm-sensors setup for an Abit BH6 Mobo



Roy Pluschke wrote:
> 
> Salman Ahmed wrote:
> >
> > I'd like to setup lm-sensors for my system which has an Abit BH6
> > motherboard. The last time I tried this on my system was when I was
> > running RedHat-5.2. I remember having a really hard time getting
> > lm-sensors to work, and in the end my system locked up completely before
> > I got it to work with RH-5.2.
> >
> > I am wondering if there are Debian users who have lm-sensors installed
> > and running on a Abit BH6 based mother board, and what steps they took
> > to setup lm-sensors for the BH6 mobo.
> >
> > I am running latest potato w/ kernel 2.2.14.
> >
> > Thanks for any info.
> >
> > --
> > Salman Ahmed
> > ssahmed AT pathcom DOT com
> >
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> 
> I have the same mobo and did the following steps
> (potato 2.2.12)
> 
> 1. install the lm-sensors, lm-sensors-source and libsensors0 debs
> 2. install your kernel source if you haven't already
> 3. patch your kernel following the instructions in
>    /usr/src/modules/lm-sensors/README.package
> 4. cd to /usr/src/linux and make clean
> 5. make xconfig -- you should see some new options :)
> 6. pick the following
>    under I2C support selsect
>      i2c-support as module
>      i2c-mainboard interfaces as Y
>      Pseudo isa as module
>      i2c device interface as module
>    under hardware sensor support
>      hardware sensor support as module
>      lm78 as module (my motherboard has an lm79 which uses the
> lm78                           driver)
> 7. make modules, make modules_install
> 8. run sensor-detect as root -- you will get some output from this
>    to add to your /etc/modules file -- I didn't have to add anything
>    to the other file as the packages already seemed to have done it.
> 9. load your modules (I just rebooted as I have the auto option
>    in /etc/modules)
> 10. type "sensors" to test.
> 
> It worked for me :)  YMMV
> 
> Roy Pluschke <rjplus@sunshine.net>
> 
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I goofed in step 8 it should be sensors-detect not sensor-detect

Roy Pluschke <rjplus@sunshine.net>


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