Re: Help please, setting up lm-sensors
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- Subject: Re: Help please, setting up lm-sensors
- From: Michael Heldebrant <email@example.com>
- Date: 15 Dec 2001 01:11:16 -0600
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On Fri, 2001-12-14 at 21:20, Stan Brown wrote:
> I;ve got a new machine with a custom 2.4.16 kernel. I have managed to get
> lm-sensors built, and the modules load. However sensor-detect does not give
> me enough info to get the rest set up.
> The machine is a Epox EP-8KTA3PRO with a VIA KT133A chipset.
> Here is a typescript of the sensors detect run:
> Script started on Fri Dec 14 21:35:36 2001
> progeny:~# sensors-detect
> This program will help you to determine which I2C/SMBus modules you need to
> load to use lm_sensors most effectively.
> You need to have installed lm-sensors modules
> before you can use some functions of this utility.
> Also, you need to be root', or at least have access to
> the /dev/i2c* files for some things. If you have patched your kernel and have some drivers built-in you can
> safely answer NO if asked to load some modules. In this case, things may
> seem a bit confusing, but they will still work.
> We can start with probing for (PCI) I2C or SMBus adapters.
> You do not need any special privileges for this.
> Do you want to probe now? (YES/no):
> Probing for PCI bus adapters...
> Use driver `i2c-viapro' for device 00:07.4: VIA Technologies VT 82C686 Apollo ACPI
> Probe succesfully concluded.
> We will now try to load each adapter module in turn.
> Load `i2c-viapro' (say NO if built into your kernel)? (YES/no):
> Module loaded succesfully.
> Do you now want to be prompted for non-detectable adapters? (yes/NO):
> To continue, we need module `i2c-dev' to be loaded.
> If it is built-in into your kernel, you can safely skip this.
> i2c-dev is not loaded. Do you want to load it now? (YES/no):
> Module loaded succesfully.
> We are now going to do the adapter probings. Some adapters may hang halfway
> through; we can't really help that. Also, some chips will be double detected;
> we choose the one with the highest confidence value in that case.
> If you found that the adapter hung after probing a certain address, you can
> specify that address to remain unprobed. If you have a PIIX4, that often
> includes addresses 0x69 and/or 0x6a.
> Next adapter: SMBus vt82c596 adapter at 5000 (Non-I2C SMBus adapter)
> Do you want to scan it? (YES/no/selectively):
> Can't open /dev/i2c0 (No such file or directory)
Do you have this file in your /dev directory? If not, MAKEDEV i2c will
make the device nodes for you. If you are using devfs you're going to
have some fun trying to debug why they don't show up. Once you get the
dev files you should be able to get the right chips detected and