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Here's the output of sensors command:

thinkpad-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
fan1:        3414 RPM

coretemp-isa-0000
Adapter: ISA adapter
Physical id 0:  +50.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
Core 0:         +47.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)
Core 1:         +49.0°C  (high = +86.0°C, crit = +100.0°C)

acpitz-virtual-0
Adapter: Virtual device
temp1:        +49.0°C  (crit = +99.0°C)

What is the Physical id 0 device, and how does the virtual device works here? Where does the data come from?

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Did you start # sensors-detect before that? –  diffycat May 1 '12 at 13:59
    
And this may be related: lm-sensors.org/wiki/FAQ/Chapter3#Somesensorsaredoublydetected –  diffycat May 1 '12 at 14:02

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