amdtemp does not find my CPU.

illoai at illoai at
Thu Mar 14 00:04:05 UTC 2013

On 13 March 2013 05:17, 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.

Just an aside (as I note you've got it nailed down), but AFIK the E-450
is a K-10 core not a K-8.

It'd be nice if K-10 was a perfect superset of K-8, but I have my doubts.


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