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Ubuntu :: GKrellM Not Sensing Voltage/Fan Sensors?


GKrellM worked fine under 9.04.W/ 10.04 it works but does not sense the Fan or Voltage sensors.I transplanted the old folder over to /home after downloading GKrellM, hddtemp, and lm-sensors thru Synaptic.Ran the hddtemp and lm sensors in terminal w/ no problems.Running sensors revealed all inputs: cpu temps, fan speeds, andmobo voltages.GKrellM downloaded was ver 2.3.4 while my old folder data was 2.3.2. Sensor config file is same format just that the old config file has all the voltage/fan pointers assigned as well.

Weird thing is that GKrellM will overwrite the sensor-config file (that has ALL the sensor defined inputs pasted into it) after going into the program and selecting Configuration. It reverts to the sensor-config file created after running lm-sensors and hddtemp under 10.04.So it's autowriting itself and not picking up the fan/voltage inputs.Displaying the data thru the Sensor Applet in the Desktop panel is OK but I prefer having everything on GKrellM. It's a much cleaner, easy to view system. Anybody got a clue why GKrellM is overwriting the sensor-config file. That should be static, unlike the user-config file.


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