On my box, MSI KT3 mobo, and Linux 2.6.7 sensors-detect does not
work either. It tells me to run a script to create all kinds of devices.
I forgot to do just that.
Anyhow, inspectection of my mobo told me what sensor chipset is
used and that was all I needed, generating the proper kernel with
the proper modules, rebooting and afterwards a
modprobe -a w83781d
and issueing the command:
Don't know how old Suse 8.1 is but you should use the latest
stable lm_sensors version, currently 2.8.7 I believe.
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