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Old 06-16-2003, 12:55 PM   #1
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Question gkrellm

I am just installed the gkrellm and compiled the gklm_sensors to support the File Monitor.

The question is what is the necessary step or method to make the CPU temperature and Fan information get displayed ?

I read the manual and search around but seems that it need to write some sort of tcl scripts to get the stuff works. How to make that stuff works? Any sample file from yours?
Old 06-17-2003, 02:09 AM   #2
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You will need to get the lm_sensors package and run sensors-config to enable proper detection and calibration of the hardware monitors. Not too sure if slackware has that as a packaged lump, but you can build it from source. This is, of course strongly dependant on what hardware you have onboard and how well it is supported.
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What is 'sensors-config' ? I downloaded the gklmsensors-0.1.tar.bz2 and get installed but there is no 'sensors-config' even in the README didn't mention anything regarding 'sensors-config'. Am i missing something or what?

BTW, after I set everything, the Gkrellm won't display the CPU temperature and else things.
In the VC that run X have the following output:
couldn't execute "sensors": no such file or directory
    while executing
"open "|sensors" "r""
    ("while" body line 3)
    invoked from within
"while { 1 } {

    set iid [open "|sensors" "r"]

    while { ![eof $iid] } {
        set s [gets $iid]
        set name  "\[^:\]*:"
        set value "(\\+|..."
    (file "/usr/bin/sensors.tcl" line 58)
I do have the ~/.sensors file which look like below:
VCORE:     +1.85 V  (min =  +2.90 V, max =  +3.53 V)   
CPU Fan:  4500 RPM  (min =    0 RPM, div = 2)          
P/S Fan:     0 RPM  (min =    0 RPM, div = 2)          
CPU Temp: +42.8ˇăC   (limit = +40ˇăC, hysteresis = +45ˇăC) 
Br Temp: +30.7ˇăC   (limit = +55ˇăC, hysteresis = +60ˇăC)
So, what wrong or am I forgot to do anything else?


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