Bug 81409 - sensors-detect does not see winbond sensors
sensors-detect does not see winbond sensors
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: lm_sensors (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
David Lawrence
Depends On: 180270
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Reported: 2003-01-08 22:54 EST by rogerdugans
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-08 10:26:16 EST
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Description rogerdugans 2003-01-08 22:54:22 EST
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Description of problem:
RedHat Linux 8.0:
lm_sensors does not "see" sensor chip on an Epox 8KHA+ (winbond sensor chip.)

Sensors do work in another os (W2K) and I had RH7.3 running on another 8KHA+ 
reading properly; sensor is not found with RH8 however.

Not a critical issue, but a bug nevertheless.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. do sensors-detect
2. do sensors


Actual Results:  1. only chip found is via eeprom
2. sensors will not report temps/voltages

Expected Results:  1. winbond 83781 chip should be successfully loaded by 
2. sensors should report cpu and motherboard temps and motherboard voltages.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2003-02-11 11:18:51 EST
Might be fixed in next upcoming release with a newer lm_sensors package.

Switching to modified until verified. :-)

Read ya, Phil
Comment 2 Phil Knirsch 2003-07-31 08:19:43 EDT
Could you give the latest rawhide package of lm_sensors a try? It has been
updated to 2.8.0 which has some improvements for that winbond chip.


Read ya, Phil
Comment 3 Phil Knirsch 2004-03-08 10:26:16 EST
No news in over 1 year, closing as worksforme.

Read ya, Phil

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