Re: [lm-sensors] Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?

From: Jean Delvare
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 11:38:16 EST

On Wed, 21 Feb 2007 15:19:44 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
> Ah, Fedora has this horror in its initscripts (which explains why I missed
> it in my grep)..
> # Initialize ACPI bits
> if [ -d /proc/acpi ]; then
> for module in /lib/modules/$unamer/kernel/drivers/acpi/* ; do
> module=${module##*/}
> module=${module%.ko}
> modprobe $module >/dev/null 2>&1
> done
> fi

Ah, this also explains why the i2c_ec and sbs drivers were loaded on
Chuck's system, although they were not needed.

> This is there because there's no clean way for userspace to know whether
> to load the system specific stuff right now. Bill Nottingham pointed
> out that we could add a /sys/class/dmi/modalias and appropriate MODULE_DMI
> tags to the various modules like asus_acpi to make udev autoload them.

Something similiar should be doable for i2c_ec, as it's only useful if a
given ACPI object is present. sbs, in turn, is only useful if i2c_ec is

Jean Delvare
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