Re: EXTERNAL: Re: coretemp driver

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-----Original Message-----
From: Guenter Roeck [mailto:linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2015 10:21 AM
To: Minimi, Phillip A; lm-sensors@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: EXTERNAL: Re:  coretemp driver

> 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.


Thank you.

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