I've bought the camjam edukit 2 for my pi which includes the DS18B20 temperature sensor. However, after going over the instructions 20 times, rebuilding it a same amount and searching online, I still haven't managed to get it to show up in the list of devices. This folder remains empty.

I have added the line in boot/config.txt with no success.

The wiring: enter image description here

I'm beginning to think the sensor is broken. If anyone has an idea about what I'm doing wrong, I'd be extremely happy to find out!

Running a pi 2 with raspbian

Updated with answers to the questions in comment I plan on using it on a project as well :-)

I added this line to the config file followed by a reboot.


Then I tried with this one:


Neither did the trick. The folder that remains empty is this one, added the code before it as well to be complete:

sudo modprobe w1-gpio 
sudo modprobe w1-therm 
cd /sys/bus/w1/devices 
  • It could be faulty? Maybe better ask this question to the people who made the kit and instructions? Or the place you got the kit from? – Piotr Kula Dec 19 '15 at 22:53
  • The wiring looks okay. What line have you added to /boot/config.txt? What folder remains empty? – joan Dec 19 '15 at 23:09
  • And I was planning to use this on a project. sigh. Try to follow this and report back what happens: learn.adafruit.com/… – Gene Dec 20 '15 at 0:43
  • Could you confirm you have a reasonably recent kernel (uname -a). Leave dtoverlay=w1-gpio in /boot/config.txt and reboot. Are the two w1 modules autoloaded (lsmod | grep w1)? – joan Dec 20 '15 at 10:28
  • Did a quick check of my kernel, this was the response: Linux raspberrypi 4.1.7v7-aufs #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Sep 16 13:19:27 CEST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux – Bram Dec 20 '15 at 13:47

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