PE2650: RH ES 4: sensors_detect freezes machine - TSC cannot beused as a timesource

Steven Dick kg4ydw at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 20:18:16 CDT 2005


On 7/11/05, Sean Dilda <agrajag at dragaera.net> wrote:
> I've tried ipmitool, and wouldn't mind using it, except that it seems to 
> take about 5 minutes to probe all the sensors.  Have you found any way 
> around that?

If I understood it correctly, IPMI takes so long because it has to
query the handle number for each variable.  It is possible to cache
these handles, and then it can query everything in about 5 seconds or
something like that.

  Steve



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