Questions tagged [lm-sensors]

A set of hardware health monitoring tools.

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Is it safe to scan nvidia i2c with sensors-detect (lm-sensors)

I have an RTX 3090, and nvidia-smi is able to provide one temperature, however the video memory tends to run hot in this card and this is not reflected by this number. When I run sensors-detect (from ...
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Ryzen voltage on Ubuntu

I started machine on Ubuntu with Ryzen 7 3800x and want to check CPU temp and voltage. I already installed the newest kernel: Linux 5.12.0-051200rc6-generic I've added: acpi_enforce_resources=lax ...
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Why is lm-sensors reporting multiple PWM controls for the CPU fan on my motherboard?

I'm setting up fancontrol on an old desktop The motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H I've installed and configured lm-sensors pwmconfig reports the following: Found the following devices: ...
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Remapping a fan to work with a different temperature sensor?

I have what seems to be a driver problem on my machine powered by Kubuntu 20.04 LTS. A fan is sporadically driven to full speed and I noticed that when that happens the sensors command reports temp1 ...
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Module cpuid not found in directory /lib/modules/5.8.0-1013-raspi when I'm launching sensors-detect

When I launch the command sensor-detect I receive this error: "Module cpuid not found in directory /lib/modules/5.8.0-1013-raspi" This is my OS. Linux 5.8.0-1013-raspi #16-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT ...
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lm-sensors, what's the difference between “max” and “crit” temperature?

running sensors -j -u i get, among other things, { "coretemp-isa-0001":{ "Adapter": "ISA adapter", "Core 0":{ "temp2_input": ...
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How to view what sensors-detect scanned?

I am using lm-sensors and Ran sensors-detect. Can I view what sensors-detect scanned for? At the end of running sensors detect I got a report, but I didn’t remember it. I want to see what sensors-...
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Aorus Z490 lm-sensors: Did sensors-detect corrupt my temperatures?

in linux I ran sensors-detect, which I now learned is a potentially dangerous program. Fortunately I am 90% confident I accepted all of the defaults. I want to be completely sure. I just got my pc and ...
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lm-sensors and psensor have different temp1 readings

Using psensor, temp1 reads at around 92 degrees Celsius (and fan spins at around 4000RPM) while lm-sensors' temp1 reading is at 32 degrees. This is the psensor reading. This is the lm-sensors reading. ...
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What is the new equivalent of sensord?

Sensord is a daemon that can be used to periodically log sensor readings from hardware health-monitoring chips to syslog(3) or a round-robin database (RRD) and to alert when a sensor alarm is ...
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Low lm-sensors voltages on Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H

I'm seeing the following readings from lmsensors $ sensors it8728-isa-0a30 Adapter: ISA adapter in0: 24.00 mV (min = +0.00 V, max = +3.06 V) in1: 2.03 V (min = +0.00 V, max = +...
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LM Sensors show something weird. GIGABYE GA-AB350 Gaming 3

I found something odd and wonder if something is wrong : in6: 2.78 V (min = +0.00 V, max = +2.78 V) ALARM I have a slight OC just to make my RAM work at 3200 with Ryzen 5 1600. Also, it ...
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New Gigabyte SSD reporting 100C but gsmartcontrol says 33C

I just installed a brand new GIGABYTE GP-GSTFS31120GNTD 120Gb SSD. Psensor reports values of 100C for every value, i.e. Value, Min, Max. The drive appears to be cool, and psensor is correctly ...
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Not detecting sensors

I tried to detect the sensors, but I couldn't. First I installed lm-sensors. Then I ran the detect-sensor: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-05-31 14:00:33 +0200) # System: HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 ...
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how to ensure that sensors-detect didn't cause any damage

I bought a Dell Inspiron 15 5501 (Intel Core i7-1065G7) last week and installed Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows 10. I wanted to check if the fan was working in Ubuntu and found out that one can use ...
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control GPU fan speed AMD RADEON RX 590

I have Ubuntu 20.04 installed alongside windows as dual boot system. When running Windows the fans are quiet but running Ubuntu the fans are louder than normally is on windows. I would like to be able ...
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/usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed | Ubuntu 18.04

I've follow this https://askubuntu.com/questions/22108/how-to-control-fan-speed and many others posts and tutorials, but always stop on this error: /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor ...
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lm-sensors only detects CPU temperatures, despite runing sensors-detect and loading /etc/modules (Intel i7 7700k + Asus TUF Z270 Mark II)

I am trying to monitor the temperatures and fan speeds of my desktop PC (Intel i7-7700k + Asus TUF Z270 Mark II + GeForce GTX 1060) through lm-sensors but sensors only outputs CPU info. I run several ...
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Error while installing lm-sensors [closed]

While installing lm-sensors (to check CPU temperature) package in ubuntu , i was getting this error message: sirjan@sirjan-MY32BBZ7A:~$ sudo apt-get install lm-sensors sudo apt-get --fix-broken ...
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Does 'sensors' command show accurate temprature of CPU cores?

I am a bit confused about how does sensors command work? My CPU Model is Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz When I turn on my laptop it shows me avg 50 degrees centigrade temperature, If I ...
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Terminal command to show a summary of memory used, temperature, and GPU use in a single screen, in a simple way

Is there a Terminal command to show a summary of memory used, temperature degrees, and GPU use in a single screen, in a simple way? I want in terminal to give me information in a summary fashion of ...
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System Program Problem Detected after running sensors-detect

I ran sensors-detect on ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Sensors was already detecting CPU temperatures. I ran the following tests: embedded sensors Super I/O sensors ISA I/O ports And I allowed writing in /etc/...
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lm-sensors not showing information

After running sensors-detect and using all default settings, when running sensors I do not get a lot of information: schoolbusesc2@desktop:~$ sensors enp4s0-pci-0400 Adapter: PCI adapter PHY ...
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Fan sporadically maxed on wake-up due to unavailable sensor temperature

I'm running Kubuntu on my Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (4th generation). Since a recent upgrade to 20.04 LTS, I have the following problem. Upon wake-up from standby the laptop's fan is sporadically set ...
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laptop fan not recognized by ubuntu 20.04

i ran sudo sensors-detect and it gave me this # sensors-detect version 3.6.0 # System: LENOVO 81H7 [Lenovo ideapad 130-15IKB] (laptop) # Board: LENOVO LNVNB161216 # Kernel: 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64 # ...
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Can't monitor CPU temperature using lm-sensors

I installed lm-senosrs and ran sudo sensors-detect. Here is what I get: # sensors-detect revision 6284 (2015-05-31 14:00:33 +0200) # System: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Z390 GAMING X [Default ...
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lm-sensors / psensor shows very high readings for temp5 & temp6 compared to other sensors

Psensor Readings Details about temp sensors upon clicking Preferences I am using Ubuntu 20.04LTS in Thinkpad L380 Yoga. Recently I faced some overheating issues during laptop charging. So I ...
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I made a mistake by trying to minimize the fan noise, typed “np” when prompted by fancontrol

I am new to Ubuntu Studio and as naive and without experience as I am, I made my first mistake. I have an old iMac mid 2010 with a new SSD with a very noisy fan. So I downloaded lm-sensors and then ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 /usr/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I am using ubuntu 18.04. Notebook 2am E550 With: Intel I5-9400 Nvidia GTX 1050 I already have seem a lot of posts but none of them work. What I've done Installed lm-sensors I've run ...
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Change Xsensors in Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Bionic to display Fahrenheit?

I have installed Xsensors and the graphic user interface is awesome. I can manually go into the the terminal and type sensors -f and retrieve the temp in Fahrenheit. (from what I read this is an ...
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IS sensors command from lm-sensos able to find all the internal and external sensor devices?

I am not sure about the detected list of sensor explored with sensors command provided by lm-sensors package. As the wiki of this package said: lm_sensors (Linux monitoring sensors) is a free ...
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Unable to get fan to work on Lenovo 14w

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 on my new Lenovo 14w laptop and I noticed that the fans are not running at all, causing high temps. I have installed fancontrol but couldn't figure out the config. Running ...
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How to install it87 kernel module for 18.04 (ryzen 2xxx support)

I want to read the CPU temperature value of my ryzen 2600. This askubuntu answer says "just load it87". But how do I get it87 installed? I'm running mainline 5.0.0-36-generic so I expect the ...
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How to load it87, to make lm sensors work with AMD Ryzen?

I want to get CPU temp/fun speed monitor for AMD Ryzen 3900x. In this question I found, that I need to activate it87 module to work with How to monitor Ryzen Temperatures on Ubuntu 18.04? But then ...
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Cannot configure Fan Speed with pwmconfig

I have a ASUS TP301UJ laptop with dual-boot and my fan is quite loud all the time. I am trying to configure my fan speed in Ubuntu (I did it easily in Windows 10), but I am having problems. Here is ...
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lm-sensors wont install [duplicate]

My computer is a ThinkPad T460. I have been trying to install lm-sensors but it gives me: The following packages have unmet dependencies: lm-sensors : Depends: libsensors5 (>= 1:3.5.0) but it is ...
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pwm-config detects fan but doesn't influence it at all

I have a HP Pavilion Power Desktop and recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS alongside Windows 10. So far so good, except that when I boot ubuntu, my fan (I have only one fan) immediately revs up to ...
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Fan constantly running at full speed

On my ThinkPad T470 which is a dual boot with Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10, everything was working fine in Ubuntu until after a while I needed to boot Windows. Since then, the fan on the laptop runs ...
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lm_sensors and AMD Ryzen, X570 chipset

I have MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI motherboard ( ), holding AMD Ryzen 3600X Processor. I tried original kernel 4.15 on ubuntu 18.04 Bionic, and sensors-detect could not detect any sensors. I also ...
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ITE 8686E Super IO sensor support

Running sudo sensors-detect gives me following output: Driver `to-be-written': * ISA bus, address 0xa40 Chip `ITE IT8686E Super IO Sensors' (confidence: 9) I have got Gigabyte B450M ...
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Fan control with nct6796d on Asrock J5005-ITX. Can't load nct6775 module

I'm trying to control fans connected to my Asrock J5005-ITX motherboard. I've already identified that it contains Nuvoton NCT6796D chipset responsible for that. I'm stuck where I want sensors-detect ...
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lm-sensors: “watch sensors” shows fewer sensors than just “sensors”

I have a weird situation with lm-sensors: when launched with 'sensors', it shows all the sensors, including fans, but when I launch it to update automatically, with 'watch sensors', it doesn't show ...
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sensors-detect not showing motherboard info

why is sensors-detect giving only coretemp as an output without the motherboard information, trying to control cpu gpu fans Ubuntu 14.04 output of sensors detect: sensors-detect revision 6170 (...
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How to see all my fans in sensors?

I use Ubuntu 18.04.2, I installed lm-sensors and what it gives when I command sensors in the terminal: (base) avy@avy-Moi:~$ sensors asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: 0 RPM acpitz-...
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Monitoring Ryzen 2700X CPU Temperatures in Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel 5.0.11)

How can we monitor the CPU temperature of an AMD Ryzen 7 2700X in Ubuntu 18.04? The kernel has already been updated to 5.0.11-050011-generic, yet sudo sensors-detect shows nothing being detected, and ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 lm-sensors functions only partially

After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.10 to Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) the command /usr/bin/sensors -A no longer shows the fan information. Before upgrate I get this kind of information: fan1: ...
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psensor doesn't show charts on Ubuntu 18.04

that is how psensor looks like in my system: and that is how psensor should loo like:
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can lm_sensors still damage hardware?

I just ran lm_sensors and foolishly typed YES to everything.. This is a brand new PC I've built and I'm worried I've damaged something now. Then I read that it can overwrite EEPROM and damage hardware ...
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AMD 2700X sensors problems

My cpu is AMD Ryzen 2700X (pinnacle ridge), OS is Ubuntu 18.04. The problem is that I can't either read fans rpm or read others data. Have tried on lm-sensors and Xsensors. The only thing that shows ...
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HP Pavilion g6 Notebook fan spins stops repeatedly

My laptop fan is working annoyingly. It spins for 5 seconds and then stops for 2 seconds and then spins and then stops repeatedly. It always annoys me. I use sensors package to check when this ...