Fw: Ask for some information about motherboard ASUS NCLV-D

Huang0 at Winbond.com.tw Huang0 at Winbond.com.tw
Sat Mar 26 09:17:34 CET 2005


Dear Jean, Rudolf

As to the problem we meet on the ASUS NCLV-D motherboard when testing
w83792d driver under linux-2.4, we solve it with your help by writing the
value "0x08" in "0x04b9", and unloading the eeprom modules.

I have two questions here:
(1) As we know, it will be very inconvenient for those users with ASUS
NCLV-D motherboard and want to use w83792d driver under linux-2.4, if they
have to write the value "0x08" into "0x04b9" by themselves each time.
So I wonder whether the related bus driver has been modified so that users
can use w83792d driver easily? Will the coming lm_sensors-2.9.1 fix it?

(2) How about the problem of uploading eeprom? Need uses have to upload the
eeprom by themselves? Or this problem also has been fixed?

Thanks

Best Regards
Chunhao
2005-05-26


> -----Original Message-----
> From: PI14 HUANG0
> Sent: 2005Äê3ÔÂ7ÈÕ 10:07
> To: 'Rudolf Marek'; 'Jean Delvare'
> Cc: PI10 LHHsu; PI14 DZSHEN; PI13 CFLi; sensors at Stimpy.netroedge.com
> Subject: RE: Fw: Ask for some information about motherboard ASUS NCLV-D
> 
> Dear Rudolf, Jean
> 
> > I have a solution. Block reads to eeprom are locking the bus.
> > Please use CVS version of lm_sensors or do NOT load eeprom module.
> > Then it should work. Please note you need to do the isaset trick.
> > I will work on quirk.c to kernel this weekend.
> 
> Good, after I unload the eeprom, the 792 driver can work now. Thanks
> a lot.
> 
> 
> > Yes I have one question. They advise to write to port all 8 bits.
> > More clear solution would be to modify the bits that are "in the game"
> > So my question is:
> > What bit(s) exactly in that port need(s) to be modified?
> > We simply like clean solutions.
> 
> I have forwarded this question to ASUS, when I get the answer, I will
> forward you.
> 
> 
> > Also here patch for 2.6 kernels it should do the isaset automatically.
> > It can be applied to 2.6.10 or 2.6.11
> 
> I will use the patch in the future, because we do NOT have a linux-2.6
> environment on this motherboard, and the 792 driver for linux-2.6 is still
> under my development. I will use it when we start to test 792 driver for
> linux-2.6, thanks. :-)
> 
> Best Regards
> 
> Chunhao
> 2005-03-07


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