[lm-sensors] 2.6.24-rc4 hwmon it87 probe fails

Ed Sweetman safemode2 at comcast.net
Mon Dec 10 02:32:41 CET 2007


Mike Houston wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 23:42:15 +0100
> Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org> wrote:
>
>   
>> On Sun, 09 Dec 2007 16:12:25 -0500, Elvis Pranskevichus wrote:
>>     
>
>   
>>> This indeed looks like a broken ACPI BIOS since the
>>> aforementioned commit touches only the PNP ACPI driver. I'm not
>>> sure how to work around this, though. Ideas?
>>>       
>> Complaining to Gigabyte seems to be the best approach.
>>     
>
> I just happen to have a Windows Vista installation on this box as
> well, and I just thought to check. Sorry, I wish I'd have thought of
> it sooner but I don't go there often. You folks might be interested
> to know that Windows appears to have the same silly problem with the
> i/o resources (from Device Manager):
>
> [000000290 - 000000294]  Motherboard resources
> [000000290 - 00000029F]  Motherboard resources
>
> I don't have anything that reads sensors in Windows though, so I
> couldn't tell you if it could access that it87 chip or not.
>
> So this pretty much confirms that it's a motherboard/bios issue.
>
> Mike Houston
>
>   

I'm seeing this exact problem on an Asus Nforce4 based board. Prior to 
moving to 2.6.24-rc4 it worked just fine.  No additional acpi options 
were selected in kernel config.  

So add Asus A8N-E to the list of broken pnpacpi





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