Karmic - hddtemp question

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

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    Since install I get on-liner message on boot ' Winbond region xxx already in use !'
    I suppose I should install it again but without the deamon o_O
     
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    Works without hitches here, try sudo dpkg-reconfigure hddtemp
     
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    Sorry - I meant Lucid not Karmic. I uninstalled hddtemp as reconfiguring made no difference. I can still see the temps. with the disk utility (palimpsest) tool - so not essential. However if you can assure me that no damage will result from having hddtemp installed despite the 'Winbond region xxx is already in use' message I will install it again ( to make my gkrellm look professional :D )
     
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    Ocky, all hddtemp does is read from SMART output of the hdd, definitely no damage can be done in that, the polling is done via the BIOS.
     
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    Re: Lucid - hddtemp question

    OK, I trust you implicitly :argh: Have reinstalled despite very brief 'Winbond region xxx is already in use'. Changed Title of thread to read Lucid instead of Karmic.
    Here sshot of gkrellm.

    gkrellm.png
     
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    Re: Lucid - hddtemp question

    You got it set, you can also reduce the default width of gkrellm in case you find it too wide, I keep mine at 65.
     
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