Re: gnome sensors applet: which is which ?
On Sat, 2011-06-11 at 09:50 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Jun 2011 20:21:34 +0100, Joao Ferreira Gmail wrote:
> > On Thu, 2011-06-09 at 18:46 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> >> > which is which ? CPU ? Motherboard ?
> >> Most probably the CPU, as Brian pointed out (there should be an icon
> >> identifiying the item)
> > both icons are identical !!!
> And what do they represent? A CPU chip?
yes. seems to be some sort of chip. a CPU I'dd say, yes.
> >> but 74°C and 95°C -being Celsius- are a bit high values for whatever
> >> they meassure (even for a laptop). From what source (s) does
> >> "sensors-applet" gather the data?
> > I don't know. but the following should help... I hope it does :)
> > root@wheejy:/# sensors-detect
> > No i2c device files found.
> This doesn't look good.
> Ah, it's a solved bug, at least if you are running wheezy/sid:
> > root@wheejy:/# sensors
> > acpitz-virtual-0
> > Adapter: Virtual device
> > temp1: +57.5°C (crit = +126.0°C)
> This looks like the CPU sensor. It is still a bit high but dependending
> on the CPU model it could be in the safe range.
this is a DELL Latitude D620 laptop. It's a 2 core.
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 15
model name : Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5500 @ 1.66GHz
stepping : 6
cpu MHz : 1000.000
cache size : 2048 KB
thx a lot for the pointers :)
> > nouveau-pci-0100
> > Adapter: PCI adapter
> > temp1: +79.0°C (high = +100.0°C, crit = +110.0°C)
> Ah, this seems your VGA card's sensor.
> > I can add that these 2 values (79 and 57) are actually the ones
> > displayed by the applet. both the "sensors" and "sensors-detect"
> > programs are part of the "lm-sensors" package.
> > Can you guys make some sense out of these informations ?
> Yep. They now make more sense. But take an eye to the CPU temp, it should
> not exceed its limits (neither 74°C nor 95°C are good numbers).
> Is this a notebook? Notebooks CPUs tend to be more heat and they support
> higher values for T junction.