"Important" error log, "Thermal DTS or hwmon: No Zones present Need to configure manually"

Cannot figure out a solution, here is some research I found though. Some people say it might be harmless error/ just "noise".


Is this a notebook computer?

Are you using AMD?

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It's a Dell Inspiron laptop from 2012. And no AMD, both CPU & graphics are Intel.

Have you installed LMSensors and run detection?

sudo apt install lm-sensors


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How do i check to see if lm-sensors successfully installed? when i do lm-sensors --version, it says: lm-sensors: command not found

What is the output for

sudo apt install lm-sensors

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Nevermind, apparently it was already installed... Idk.

The last question below, at the end, should I say Yes or no?

Heres the results of sudo sensors-detect:

# sensors-detect version 3.6.0
# System: Dell Inc. Dell System Inspiron N411Z (laptop)
# Board: Dell Inc. 0P01VP
# Kernel: 5.15.0-84-generic x86_64
# Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz (6/42/7)

This program will help you determine which kernel modules you need
to load to use lm_sensors most effectively. It is generally safe
and recommended to accept the default answers to all questions,
unless you know what you're doing.

Some south bridges, CPUs or memory controllers contain embedded sensors.
Do you want to scan for them? This is totally safe. (YES/no): YES   
Module cpuid loaded successfully.
Silicon Integrated Systems SIS5595...                       No
VIA VT82C686 Integrated Sensors...                          No
VIA VT8231 Integrated Sensors...                            No
AMD K8 thermal sensors...                                   No
AMD Family 10h thermal sensors...                           No
AMD Family 11h thermal sensors...                           No
AMD Family 12h and 14h thermal sensors...                   No
AMD Family 15h thermal sensors...                           No
AMD Family 16h thermal sensors...                           No
AMD Family 17h thermal sensors...                           No
AMD Family 15h power sensors...                             No
AMD Family 16h power sensors...                             No
Hygon Family 18h thermal sensors...                         No
Intel digital thermal sensor...                             Success!
    (driver `coretemp')
Intel AMB FB-DIMM thermal sensor...                         No
Intel 5500/5520/X58 thermal sensor...                       No
VIA C7 thermal sensor...                                    No
VIA Nano thermal sensor...                                  No

Some Super I/O chips contain embedded sensors. We have to write to
standard I/O ports to probe them. This is usually safe.
Do you want to scan for Super I/O sensors? (YES/no):

Yes, you can select y for Super I/O.
You can select y for all options.

For the curious:
Why does it change from "totally safe" to "Usually safe" and "Normally safe"?
In some cases, different hardware can register differently than expected creating confusing output for the user to dredge through. Though this is uncommon and not risky to your hardware itself, it can make a less than friendly user experience and is considered a "risk" by the LM_Sensors dev team.
Many of these warnings have been in place since the software was initially released and no longer really apply.

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Thanks, so now what do i do? seems it worked okay. Here is what the last thing the terminal said was:

To load everything that is needed, add this to /etc/modules:
#----cut here----
# Chip drivers
#----cut here----
If you have some drivers built into your kernel, the list above will
contain too many modules. Skip the appropriate ones!

Do you want to add these lines automatically to /etc/modules? (yes/NO)yes

Monitoring programs won't work until the needed modules are
loaded. You may want to run '/etc/init.d/kmod start'
to load them.

Unloading cpuid... OK

@Aravisian , here's the output for sensors-detect.

Please reboot, then check logs if error persists.

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