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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] Status/support for Linux HECI from Intel? (for temp/voltage monitoring)
Maxim Levitsky wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-01-07 at 11:42 -0500, Justin Piszcz wrote:
>> On Wed, 7 Jan 2009, Dan Williams wrote:
>>
>>> Justin Piszcz wrote:
>>>> The HECI interface would allow lm_sensors developers to grab the
>>>> temperatures off the chips on the board.
>>>>
>>>> From 2005(?)-2008 there was some chatter about supporting it but it never
>>>> seemed to happen, is there any eventual planned support for supporting
>>>> Intel's HECI interface or if the user wants to see the
>>>> temperatures/voltages just buy a different motherboard with an ITE I/O
>>>> controller?
>>>>
>>>> I have a couple DG965WH boards and it would be nice to see the
>>>> temperature of the chipset etc without having to reboot into the BIOS.
>>>>
>>> Hi Justin,
>>>
>>> I am not up to date on the progress in this area, but perhaps this site
>>> (http://www.openamt.org/) has what you are looking for?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Dan
>>>
>> Yeah that is the site-- however, will it ever get merged? I have not
>> heard anything about it for a year or so.
>
> Nope, the heci is just a controller, but we need a way to tell that
> controller to show us the temperature data.
> But intel hasn't released the QST sdk, and probably never will.
>
> Sad,


Well I found this interesting thread about :

http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/manageability-software-development/topic/54851/

It looks like the QST SDK already exists and is planned to be released..
( http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/manageability-software-development/topic/54851/reply/74068/ )

>
> Best regards,
> Maxim Levitsky
>

Gabriel



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