[Voyage-linux] [Fwd: [PATCH 01/11] hwmon: Fix negativetemperaturereadings in lm77 driver]

Punky Tse punkytse at punknix.com
Sat Feb 18 00:03:13 HKT 2006

Hi Beat,

I encounter the same problem right now - temperature reading all return 
zero values under high load.  And there are loads of i2c timeout 
messages in /var/log/kern.log.  Sounds like the kernel is busy to 
response i2c commands?

- Punky

Beat Meier wrote:
> It seems that the problem of the timeouts occures when the cpu is 
> heavy loaded.
> I do a scp to 3 clients in the background in parallel endless and the 
> problem is there.
> At least the timeouts but not the bad value of the temp.
> Will investigate more ...
> Beat
>> On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 06:12 +0100, Michael Renzmann wrote:
>>> There have been some patches to the scx200_acb driver in the lm-sensors
>>> mailing list recently, which are said to fix some bugs in the driver.
>>> I'll give them a try (after backporting them to 2.4.x) and let you know
>>> if that helped us.
>> I'm getting old. I already applied these patches, so they didn't help us
>> with the problem.
>> Could you please check what value POLL_TIMEOUT is set to in your version
>> of scx200_acb?
>> Bye, Mike
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