SRU request for LP#235119

Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Mon Sep 8 11:53:41 UTC 2008


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Colin Ian King wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/235119
> 
> SRU justification:
> 
> Impact: Newer 45nm model 17 CPUs ("Penryn", such as Intel
> q9300,q9450,Core 2 Due E8200,E800, etc) are not recognised by coretemp
> driver. 
> 
> The patch attached is straight forward upstream
> cherry pick of commit ae770152c801f10a91e5e86597a39b5f9ccf2d0d from
> 2.6.25.
> 
> Testcase: Without the patch, the coretemp driver returns:
> FATAL: Error inserting coretemp
> (/lib/modules/2.6.24-xx-generic/kernel/drivers/hwmon/coretemp.ko): No
> such device
> 
> With the patch, the driver recognises the CPU and loads.
> 
> Tested by user:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/235119/comments/15
> 
> Attached: The patch
> 
> 
> 
ACK

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