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Re: Fedora 11 lm_sensors on ASUS MB solved

On 09-07-29 23:30:21, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday 29 July 2009, Tony Nelson wrote:
> >In F9, lm_sensors worked, but in F11, it said "no sensors detected".
> >Eventually I found
> >
> ><http://lists.lm-sensors.org/pipermail/lm-sensors/2009-
> >January/025063.html>
> >
> >which showed that the lm_sensors developers had broken lm_sensors on
> >purpose for (all?) ASUS motherboards, with an unfinished
> "improvement".
> >
> That sucks, and explains why I get the not written yet messages for a 
> motherboard I paid almost $300 USD for.

Let's hope so.  It's not the same message as I was getting.

> >To get lm_sensors working again, add the following to the Grub 
> >kernel boot line:
> >
> >    acpi_enforce_resources=lax
> I'll give this a try, but if the drivers aren't going to be written,
> ever, whats the use?  Is ASUS being difficult?, I've read hints of 
> their kowtowing to the wannabe king in Redmond, and going out of 
> their way to make life difficult for linux in general.

ASUS doesn't release information on their custom chips.

> >Also ensure that the needed modules are loaded, which may require 
> >the new syntax in /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors.
> Link plz. :)


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