fan speed/cpu temp

Roland Smith rsmith at
Fri Aug 11 19:25:50 UTC 2006

On Fri, Aug 11, 2006 at 02:46:09PM -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> I'm trying to get fan speed and CPU temp out of my Dual Opteron 
> (HDAMA rev.G) board which is running 6.1-STABLE.
> I'm finding that mbmon and healthd are reporting nothing useful.  
> Similarly, sysctl has nothing related to cpu temp or fan speed.
> Example output follows.  Any suggestions on what to look for, try, 
> prod, poke, bludgeon?
> Thanks.
> [root at opti:~] # mbmon -d
> SMBus[AMD756/766/768/8111] found, but No HWM available on it!!
> No Hardware Monitor found!!
> InitMBInfo: Invalid argument

You could try the different access methods available to mbmon: "-V, -S,
-I, -A" (see the manual page). 

On my Asus K8V DeLuxe only the ISA port access method (-I) works, while
"-A" gives bogus results as far as tempreature and fan speed are concerned.

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