Installing I3M Linux Daemon on Airtop3

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  • Integrated interactive information monitor I3M is a GUI system integrated in the front panel of Airtop
  • Download and install the following package:
$ wget
$ sudo dpkg -i airtop-fpsvc_3.0-2.deb
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/ → /lib/systemd/system/airtop-fpsvc.service.
Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/ → /lib/systemd/system/gpu-thermald.service.
  • Note, the package adds "acpi_enforce_resources=lax" string to the kernel boot line
  • Reboot the Airtop after installation
  • Now you can navigate through menus between multiple screens of the I3M that display system information, temperatures, power consumption and notifications

Re-installing I3M Linux Daemon

If I3M daemon is re-installed, you may not receive temperature and frequency readings. To resolve, airtop-fpvsc systemd service has to be restarted. Please follow the steps below:

1. Remove systemd files:

$ sudo rm /lib/systemd/system/gpu-thermald.service
$ sudo rm /lib/systemd/system/airtop-fpsvc.service

2. Create file /etc/rc.local with the following content:

modprobe i2c-i801
sleep 1
exit 0

3. Make it executable

$ sudo chmod +x /etc/rc.local

4. Ensure airtop-fpvsc panel is working

$ sudo /etc/rc.local

5. Restart, ensure airtop-fpvsc panel is working

$ sudo reboot