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Old 01-12-2003, 01:13 AM   #1
wr3ck3d
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gkrellm reporting half fan speeds??


hi, i just installed lm_sensors..everything is good except for in gkrellm it is reporting half of my fan speed from the bios, speed is 5000 saying it is 2500, and then i installed the lm_sensors plugin for gkrellem and it is reporting the correct speed, so why is gkrellm saying differently??? I know its not a big deal or anything but just curious to why... -thanks

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Old 01-12-2003, 01:53 AM   #2
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There's a config file for the lm_sensors package. You need to identify your sensor hardware and locate that section in the file. You can change the way it calculates the output there.

As for gkrellm - it probably uses its own config.

Since you've got that up and running, why not have a look at xosd and supported plugins which can give you thin pop-up info (a-la on-screen display) info. Works great in xmms. (Nod to Acid_Kewpie for showing me the light)
 
Old 01-12-2003, 03:32 AM   #3
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ok, all that was wrong was in the gkrellm sensor correction section, under fan it was .5, so that why was cut in half. -thanks
 
  


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