FORCING A CHIP DRIVER

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Feb 13 11:25:35 CET 2005


Hi Udo,

> FORCING A CHIP DRIVER
> You asks on your webside for contacting you with the result if so
> 'forcing' a driver to load. Well, my ASUS A7V880 motherboard (ITE
> 8712F Super IO Sensors-Chip) and SuSE 9.1 works fine with Kernel
> driver `it87.o' using modprobe it87 force_it87=9191,0x0c00

Thanks for reporting.

What version of lm_sensors are you using? Since version 2.8.3 (or Linux
2.6.7), the address of the IT8712F chip can be autodetected, so you
should not need to force it anymore.

> Thanks to your excellent project 'lm_sensors'.

Thanks :')

-- 
Jean Delvare



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