amdtemp does not find my CPU.

Milan Obuch freebsd-stable at
Wed Mar 13 10:21:11 UTC 2013

On Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:17:51 +0100
Peter Ankerstål <peter at> wrote:

> Hi!
> Im running FreeBSD 9.1 on a AMD APU machine:
> CPU: AMD E-450 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics (1699.36-MHz K8-class
> CPU)
> FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p1 #0 r243379M: Fri Mar  8 23:16:44 CET 2013 
> root at
> I try to use amdtemp(4) to read the temperature of this CPU but it 
> doesnt seem to detect the CPU. The manual states that it should
> support K8-class.
> The amdtemp.c isnt huge so maybe it is very simple to make it work?
> Best Regards
> Peter Ankerstål.


you need to try amdtemp.c from CURRENT aka HEAD. I did it for both
E-350 and C-60 CPU and it works for me. If you need something more to
test it, I can help, but it is really easy.


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