Winbond 792 source codes for lm_sensor

Huang0 at Winbond.com.tw Huang0 at Winbond.com.tw
Fri Feb 18 11:38:07 CET 2005


Dear Jean

Another good news is that, after a discussion with my managers,
they agree that we commit the 792 driver for linux-2.4 as soon
as possible.

So I will commit it into lm_sensors CVS after my final test next
week. But I still have NOT the CVS account. I applied for it
one month ago, but have not received any response yet. Would you
please check it for me? Please refer to the mail sent by me on
2005-01-28.


Thanks
Best Regards
Chunhao


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean Delvare [mailto:khali at linux-fr.org]
> Sent: 2005Äê2ÔÂ18ÈÕ 18:19
> To: PI14 HUANG0
> Cc: PI10 LHHsu; PI14 DZSHEN; LM Sensors; PI13 CFLi
> Subject: RE: Winbond 792 source codes for lm_sensor
> 
> 
> Hi Chunhao,
> 
> > As to the voltage factor, after a further study to the 792 data sheet
> > and /etc/sensors.conf, I find that the interface vol_factor in /proc
> > can really be removed from the 792 driver. The calculation has been
> > transferred into /etc/sensors.conf, instead of in the 792 driver.
> > (...)
> > So, in my previous 792 driver, I had to calculate the voltage in
> > the driver, instead of in /etc/sensors.conf
> >
> > But now, I find that as to in0-in6, the factors of voltage limit
> > are the 4 times to the one of measured value.
> > (...)
> > And voltage factors for measured value are added into /etc/sensors.conf.
> 
> This is really good news! It is very great that you managed to have this
> chip fit in the common model the other drivers follow for voltage
> computations. This will make your code much easier to integrate and
> it'll also make things easier for long-time lm_sensors users which
> happen to have a W83792D on their new hardware - things will work the
> same way they were used to!
> 
> Thanks a lot,
> --
> Jean Delvare

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