adt7463 on asus w1n laptop

Philip Pokorny ppokorny at
Wed Feb 23 07:06:54 CET 2005

Did you know you can do integer math with BASH using:

% echo $(( 35 * 9 / 5 + 32 ))

Of course you've already written your simple C program, but this way 
it's all in one place.


christophe wrote:

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>Le lundi 21 Février 2005 20:22, vous avez écrit :
>>The lm85 driver is the correct driver for the ADT7463.  The problem you
>>have is that you're using a version of lm85 that does not include the
>>fan speed control functionality.
>>The initial port of the lm85 driver to the 2.6 kernel did *not* include
>>the fan speed control features.  They were added later (a couple of
>>months ago.) with a patch.
>>Unfortunately, I don't have the patch handy.  It was submitted to Greg
>>KH for inclusion in his trees and from there should have made it's way
>>into the Torvalds tree.
>>If you search the lm_sensors archives, you should find the patch.
>>Alternatively, you might be able to get it from a GregKH kernel on
>>  Lastly, you might need a 2.6.10 or later kernel to get the
>>additional functionality.
>>Then the pwm1_zone settings in sensors.conf will work.  Until you
>>upgrade the driver, they won't.
>OK !!!
>Thanks a lot for your help.
>As i'd like to stay on kernel for a few months more (too much work 
>done on it), i decided to solve the problem by myself. I wrote a small 
>programm in c to compute a value between 0 and 255 according to the 
>temperature of cpu, gpu and motherboard. With a 4 lines shell script it can 
>set fan speed (fan1_pwm) at a regular pace. And that worls great. Each time, 
>a sensors gets a lot of celsius, the fan gets a lot of rpms....
>Thanks to Jean, Mark and Philip
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