TI TMP101 driver

Ben Dooks ben at fluff.org.uk
Sun Feb 20 00:22:42 CET 2005


On Sat, Feb 19, 2005 at 12:06:12PM -0500, Mark Studebaker wrote:
> Jean Delvare wrote:
> >Hi Ben, hi Mark,
> >
> >
> >>>isn't this chip compatible with the LM75 and its driver?
> >>>what's different about it if anything?
> >>
> >>configuration register is different, the temperature
> >>comparison is also different (tmp101 has low/high range)
> >
> >
> >Configuration is extended but compatible. Your driver doesn't seem to
> >make use of the extra configuration bits (only raises OS/ALERT, which is
> >already set by default).
> 
> I'm going to fix the lm75 driver to only rewrite the CMP/INT bit,
> and only if it's set to INT, OK?
> This will be kinder to compatible chips.

Would it be possible to have an option to add converter resolution
control at the same time please?

If the data-sheet had said it was an lm75 compatible, it'd have saved
me a bit of time. gah.

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