2.6.10-mm2: it87 sensor driver stops CPU fan

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jan 14 00:29:04 CET 2005


On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 12:27:35AM +0200, Jonas Munsin wrote:
> > 2* I would then add a check to the it87 driver, which completely disables
> > the fan speed control interface if the initial configuration looks weird
> > (all fans supposedly stopped and polarity set to "active low"). This
> > should protect users of the driver who have a faulty BIOS.
> > 
> > When a bogus configuration is detected, we would of course complain in
> > the logs and invite the user to complain to his/her motherboard maker
> > too.
> 
> Here is it87.c_2.6.10-jm4-detect_broken_bios_20050112.diff implementing
> this. It goes on top of the previous patch.
> 
> - detects broken bioses, disables the pwm for them and prints a message
> - fixes an unrelated minor bug in set_fan_div()
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org>
> Signed-off-by: Jonas Munsin <jmunsin at iki.fi>

Applied, thanks.

greg k-h



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