sysctl question

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Thu May 14 14:06:42 UTC 2015

On 05/14/15 05:04, mfv wrote:
> Hello William,
> I had the same problem using amdtemp but used the sysctl setting
> "dev.amdtemp.%d.sensor_offset" to make it more accurate. The value was
> determined by comparing the unadjusted value of admtemp with the value
> shown in the BIOS.  In my case the setting in /etc/sysctl.conf is:
>   dev.amdtemp.0.sensor_offset=24
> A room thermometer was also helpful to measure the difference by
> comparing the difference between the room temperature and the BIOS
> after the CPU was placed under load.
> To read the value I then bound the F2-key in csh.cshrc file as follows:
>    bindkey -c "^[OQ" 'sysctl -e dev.amdtemp.0.core0'
> The results of the reading are not as accurate as I would like but are
> an improvement.
>      Cheers ...                                 __o
>                                               _ \<,_
>      Marek                                   (+)/ (+)
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

P.S. Is there a way to set this on the fly, w/o a reboot ? TIA :-) ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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