vt8231 support in 686a

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Wed Sep 22 17:55:25 CEST 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 11:11:12 +0200 (CEST), Rudolf Marek wrote
> on the http://secure.netroedge.com/~lm78/supported.html
> is written that vt8231 is supported by via686a which is wrong
> I think because:
> http://archives.andrew.net.au/lm-sensors/msg18590.html
> A user with epia v10000 board tried
> modprobe i2c-isa
> modprobe via686a
> and it was not working ( no driver has been registered)
> nothing in logs, sysfs mounted.
> Please fix the table or tell me what I missed thanks :)

I think you're right and the table is wrong. The VT8231 has its own driver
named (aha!) vt8231. I guess that the via686a driver was originally supporting
both  and then a fork occured and we forgot to update the page. Mark
(Studebaker), do you confirm?

The web page sure needs fixing.

Jean Delvare

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