Re: EXTERNAL: Re: coretemp driver

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We are running RedHawk5.4.11,, based on RHEL5.4 x86, on an IBM HS23.
> Executing sensors showed no output at all, no sensors detected.
> I looked at coretemp.c and saw that the HS23 CPU, 32nm, CPUID= 0X2D,
> was not supported and in fact coretemp was reporting that in /var/log/messages.
> I added 0x2D to coretemp.c and rebuilt the kernel to see if we could even read
a sensor. That worked and now there is a temperature reported for each CPU.
> However, with the "workaround" I don't have any confidence in the accuracy
> of the output of course. Is there a patch I can apply to the kernel source
> that will update coretemp.c and related source code?

The upstream driver has been rewritten pretty much completely since then.
I had a quick look, but back-porting the latest version to 2.6.31
would be a major effort.

I think the best you can do is to stick with what you did.


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