[lm-sensors] Kernel hangs with i2c-i801 driver?

Mark M. Hoffman mhoffman at lightlink.com
Fri Nov 25 17:54:29 CET 2005


* Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh at debian.org> [2005-11-23 23:57:57 -0200]:
> On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > abandonned. I wish I had an SMBus 2.0 system myself to experiment with,
> > but unfortunately even the most recent systems I have don't support
> > SMBus 2.0.
> Well, I suppose this means there is a device in that bus doing it, because I


> have the same SMBus controller and there is no such 0x61 (neither is there a
> 0x64) device in the scan report.

If a device supports SMBus 2.0, it will answer on 0x61.  In fact, there may
be *multiple* devices answering on 0x61... which is perfectly normal, until
the host assigns them all individual addresses.

But as was mentioned, that is not supported in Linux at the moment.


Mark M. Hoffman
mhoffman at lightlink.com

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