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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] lm-sensors 3.1.1-3 not detecting sensors on Intel DP55KG motherboard? (chip ID: 0xb473)

On Thu, 15 Oct 2009, Jean Delvare wrote:

> Hi Justin,
> On 13/14 Oct 2009, Justin Piszcz wrote:
>> # uname -a
>> Linux box #2 SMP Wed Oct 14 04:55:36 EDT 2009 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> I have a DP55KG motherboard, it says Ibex support was added here:
>> # sensors
>> No sensors found!
>> Make sure you loaded all the kernel drivers you need.
>> Try sensors-detect to find out which these are.
>> I have all of the modules compiled into the kernel and sensors-detect does
>> not find anything.
>> 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation Ibex Peak SMBus Controller (rev 05)
>> Any ideas?
> The "Ibex support" in question only refers to the SMBus controller, not
> to sensors directly.
>> I tried w83627ehf, to no avail:
>> # modprobe w83627ehf
>> FATAL: Error inserting w83627ehf
>> (/lib/modules/ No such device
>> (...)
>> With debugging enabled:
>> [56208.376451] w83627ehf: unsupported chip ID: 0xb473
>> Is there anything else needed from me/info about the board or once this ID
>> is added into the kernel/src/etc it will work properly?
> We have never heard of this chip ID. This must be a brand new
> Winbond/Nuvoton Super-I/O chip. Please look at the motherboard, search
> for the Super-I/O and report the top marking. You may also find its
> name in the user manual (but the top marking is even more reliable.)
> --
> Jean Delvare


A picture of it is available here:
A close up of the chip itself!

Is this the chip to which you are referring?

919S9BE918B001FB*typed twice to confirm (same #s on two different

Is there anything else needed?

This site shows a close up of nearly every part of the board:



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