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Thread: LM_Sensors 3.3.3 Improves Linux Hardware Sensors

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbamber85 View Post
    I thought that was for doing something to the disk heads in laptop hard drives to stop them damaging the platter if dropped - or I have been suckered by marketing bollocks again?
    The last two dropped Dell Latitude E6520 (~1-2m), needed a new hard drive...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cbamber85 View Post
    I thought that was for doing something to the disk heads in laptop hard drives to stop them damaging the platter if dropped - or I have been suckered by marketing bollocks again?
    I believe you are correct, but not all hard drives do this and I'm pretty sure the sensor data is kept within the drive only, so lm-sensors can't read the sensor.

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