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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] bad temperature values from w83781d in 2.6.22
Hi Mark,

On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 11:56:42PM -0400, Mark M. Hoffman wrote:
> Hi Joerg:
>
> * Joerg Sommrey <jo@sommrey.de> [2007-08-08 17:17:16 +0200]:
> > Hi Mark,
> >
> > just to eliminate as many impacts as possible, I did:
> > - reinstall the unmodified sensors.conf from Tyan's support page
> > - power off before rebooting
> >
> > A call to "sensors -s" is done without errors in all cases.
> > The module parameters I use currently with both kernels:
> >
> > options w83781d force_w83782d=0,0x2d force_subclients=0,0x2d,0x48,0x49
> > options w83627hf force_addr=0x0c00
> >
> > When I first realized the problem, I didn't use w83627hf yet. Results
> > are the same when w83781d is used as driver for w83627hf.
> > Parameters in that case just from Tyan:
> >
> > options w83781d force_w83782d=0,0x2d force_subclients=0,0x2d,0x48,0x49 force_w83627hf=0,0x2c force_subclients=0,0x2c,0x4a,0x4b init=0
> >
> > "My" i2cdump doesn't accept an -y option, maybe a Debianism. Results
> > see below.
>
> Newer i2cdump skips the 5-second warning when given -y, that's all.
>
> > ### 2.6.21 ###############################
> > Script started on Wed Aug 8 16:53:10 2007
> > bear:~/hwmon# i2cdump 0 0x2d b 0 0x4e
>
> (snip tons of results)
>
> Thanks for sending all that. I see one bug clearly, and I'm pretty close to
> seeing the other one. But for tonight, I need sleep.
>
> In the meantime, please try this command as root, against the newer kernel,
> *after* you've done 'sensors -s':
>
> # i2cset -f 0 0x2d 0x5d 0x0e b
>
> Wait > 2 seconds for the hardware to update itself, then run 'sensors' again.
> I'm pretty sure you'll see the correct temps.
The displayed temperatures changed to 67.5°C / 66.0°C. Still, this seems to
be too high. The power supply's fan runs too slow for such CPU
temperatures. In older kernels it becomes noisy above 50°C.

Under load the temperatures shown are around 95°C, way too high.

-jo

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