[lm-sensors] [PATCH] I2C: Add MAX6900 I2C RTC support

Stefan Roese sr at denx.de
Wed Nov 23 15:54:04 CET 2005


Hi Jean,

On Wednesday 23 November 2005 14:45, Jean Delvare wrote:
> On 2005-11-23, Stefan Roese wrote:
> > This patch adds support for the Maxim/Dallas MAX6900 I2C RTC.
>
> -ENOPATCH
> Try again with the proper attachement type.

Hmmm. All other mailinglists seem to have no problem with ".patch" as file 
extension. Here another try with ".diff".

> Back in March 2004, Anthony Petillo told us he was working on a MAX6900
> driver for Linux 2.4. We never heard back as far as I remember (but I
> have a bad memory). Does your own driver has anything to do with
> Anthony's work?

No. I also found this refenrence, but no driver.

> Can you check whether sensors-detect finds your MAX6900 chip?

Sorry, but I didn't check and I am bit short in time. Is this a requirement?

> What hardware do you have a MAX6900 chip on?

It's used on the Prodrive P3P440, a PPC440GP based PMC module. I commited it's 
platform support yesterday to the ppc community.

Best regards,
Stefan


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