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SubjectRe: [PATCH] hwmon/coretemp: Fix a broken error path
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On Sat, 2007-06-16 at 23:17 +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Soeren,

Hi Jean,

[...]

> Thanks for reporting. Indeed this patch is broken, sorry for
> overlooking it. I tested it but my hardware is such that the faulty
> error path was never taken. Please test the following patch (on top of
> git-current) and confirm it fixes your problem:
>
> Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
> Cc: Rudolf Marek <r.marek@assembler.cz>
> ---
> drivers/hwmon/coretemp.c | 1 +
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
>
> --- linux-2.6.22-rc4.orig/drivers/hwmon/coretemp.c 2007-06-05 10:25:54.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6.22-rc4/drivers/hwmon/coretemp.c 2007-06-16 23:14:06.000000000 +0200
> @@ -185,6 +185,7 @@ static int __devinit coretemp_probe(stru
> /* check for microcode update */
> rdmsr_on_cpu(data->id, MSR_IA32_UCODE_REV, &eax, &edx);
> if (edx < 0x39) {
> + err = -ENODEV;
> dev_err(&pdev->dev,
> "Errata AE18 not fixed, update BIOS or "
> "microcode of the CPU!\n");

this patch indeed fixes the problem. Thanks!

Unfortunately the coretemp sensors are simply never there when that
patch is applied... which I guess was the intention ... As apple
probably won't update the bios does anyone know how to get a newer
microcode for a core duo cpu (not core 2 duo!) ?

Soeren
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