Bug 145350 - lm_sensors 2.8.7 doesn't work with it8712 after the kernel update
lm_sensors 2.8.7 doesn't work with it8712 after the kernel update
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lm_sensors (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
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Reported: 2005-01-17 13:21 EST by Oleg Makarenko
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-23 11:21:03 EDT
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We tested, and get same result for AMD64 Opteron, ASUS SK8N Motherboard (37 bytes, text/plain)
2005-01-21 04:04 EST, Vladimir N.Chernenkov
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Problem is resolved by: modprobe it87 force_it87=9191,0xd00 (110 bytes, text/plain)
2005-01-21 05:21 EST, Vladimir N.Chernenkov
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Description Oleg Makarenko 2005-01-17 13:21:58 EST
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Description of problem:
If you don't edit /etc/sensors.conf sensors doesn't show any values.

If you edit the /etc/sensosr.conf to recognize it8712 (add the chip
it8712-* section) sensors -s complains then on wrong values in
sensors.conf :

#sensors -s

Error: Line 1402: Unknown feature name
Error: Line 1403: Unknown feature name

for all lines in sensors.conf like:
set in0_min ...
set in0_max ...
etc etc


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
lm_sensors-2.8.7-2 kernel-2.6.10-1.741-FC3

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Update the kernel to 2.6.10-*
2. run sensors -s
3. update /etc/sensors.conf for chip it8712-* and rerun sensors -s
    

Actual Results:  sensors doesn't work, doesn't show any values

Expected Results:  Current voltage, temperature and fan sensors values.

Additional info:

kernel 2.6.10 changes it87 name to it8712 for it8712 chip. Previosly
all it87* were named it87.

That change requires corresponding update for lm_sensors package (both
for /etc/sensors.conf and for the libsensors)

Quick grepping of the latest lm_sensors-2.9.0.tar.gz shows that it
supports it8712 so probably the simple package update will do
Comment 1 Vladimir N.Chernenkov 2005-01-21 04:04:02 EST
Created attachment 110042 [details]
We tested, and get same result for AMD64 Opteron, ASUS SK8N Motherboard
Comment 2 Vladimir N.Chernenkov 2005-01-21 05:21:39 EST
Created attachment 110045 [details]
Problem is resolved by:  modprobe it87 force_it87=9191,0xd00
Comment 3 Vladimir N.Chernenkov 2005-01-24 01:58:07 EST
Comment on attachment 110045 [details]
Problem is resolved by:  modprobe it87 force_it87=9191,0xd00

:
# Attach of sensors module IT8712F with fixed parameters #for it87 (ISA,0xd00):
modprobe it87 force_it87=9191,0xd00
#
Comment 4 Alex Butcher 2005-02-05 18:52:08 EST
Thanks all - changing the reference from it87 to it8712 in
/etc/sensors.conf and loading the it87 module with
'force_it87=9191,0x290' worked for me with a Gigabyte GA-8PE667 Ultra
board.
Comment 5 Phil Knirsch 2005-05-23 11:21:03 EDT
FC-Devel now contains lm_sensors-2.9.1 which seems to fix the problem.

Read ya, Phil

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