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SubjectRe: Q re /proc/bus/i2c
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On Saturday 10 January 2004 06:58, J. Ryan Earl wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>On Friday 09 January 2004 20:47, J. Ryan Earl wrote:
>>
>>
>>I've also got a bttv card, whose init seems to be done quite early
>> in the bootup, and that requires I have i2c-dev in the kernel. So
>> I might as well put it all in, the current situation. All in, or
>> all out, it doesn't work. A run of sensors right now, returns
>> this:
>
>A couple questions:
>
>1) Have you installed the lm-sensors package?

By hand, make user_install did not in fact overwrite any of the older
sensors stuff, so I did it with mc.

>2) What kernel version?

2.6.1-mm1

>Even with 2.6, you need to install the lm-sensors package, but not
> the i2c package as the kernel already has everything needed in it.
> The lm-sensors packages contains drivers for all the sensor chips.
> After you get lm-sensors installed on your current kernel, run
> sensors-detect to get the proper modules loaded for your hardware.
>
>-ryan

Reread the README in lm_sensors-2.8.2. I've followed that, except
that a make user_install apparently only goes thru the motions
without reporting any errors.

Been there, done that, a dozen times maybe?

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