Single fan sensor not detected

Bradley Schatz bradley at
Thu May 13 10:17:22 CEST 2004

I tested this. pwmconfig didnt manage to stop any of my fans though. It
looks like my pwm isnt configured at the hardware level.



On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 05:41, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > All is working now. Thanks again. Do the it87 series of chips ever
> > support pwm?
> Yes, the chip supports and even has automatic fan speed control. The 2.4
> driver has support for both. Takeru was working on adding support to the
> 2.6 driver but suddenly vanished. I hope he's OK...
> Recently, Jonas Munsin started from Takeru's preliminary patch and
> completed the work. You can see his patch here:
> Hopefully this will be integrated into the main driver soon. Testing is
> welcome!
> > Driver `it87' (should be inserted but causes problems):
> >   Detects correctly:
> >   * ISA bus address 0x0290 (Busdriver `i2c-isa')
> >     Chip `ITE 8705F Super IO Sensors' (confidence: 9)
> >   Misdetects:
> >   * ISA bus address 0x0290 (Busdriver `i2c-isa')
> >     Chip `ITE IT8705F / IT8712F / SiS 950' (confidence: 8)
> BTW I have fixed this horrible bug in CVS. Sensors-detect should now be
> more clever and see that this is the same driver for the same chip and
> display only one. Care to test?
> Thanks.

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