K8temp & K10temp

Joep L. Blom jlblom at neuroweave.nl
Fri Nov 20 15:08:01 UTC 2009

R Kimber wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 19:17:36 +0100
> Joep L. Blom wrote:
>> Thanks. However, I had K10 running and giving correct temperature 
>> readings in Karmic, but when I upgraded the kernel I found I have to 
>> recompile K10temp again and as kernel versions change very often it is a 
>> nuisance therefore I hope the developers of Ubuntu recognize the urgency .
>> The message about re-writing the driver is old as K10temp works and is 
>> stable as far as I have seen (I used it in krellm which recognized it).
>> Joep
> Yes, I realise you can 'roll your own', my point was that IMHO it's
> unlikely to be in Ubuntu until the lm-sensors people get sensors-detect to
> work with K10temp (or an updated K8temp, whichever path is chosen).
> At the moment, it recognises K10 but can't utilise it. One tends to feel
> that it's not a major problem to overcome, but equally my experience with
> people on the sensors list is that they are not responsive to people asking
> about K10, and much of the discussion seems Intel-based. This may be a
> misperception, but it's the impression I was left with.
> - Richard.
I agree. They are very self-centred and apparently AMD is less releveant 
for them and I also think that it is not a big thing to update K8temp. I 
think it is an item the ubuntu developers should give some attention as 
more and more people see the advantage of the Phenom series of AMD.

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