[lm-sensors] fintek f71806f "support"

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Jul 15 10:34:58 CEST 2007


Hi Hans,

On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 23:44:24 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Jean Delvare wrote:
> > As said above, the f71805f driver does not use these offset registers.
> > If said offset registers are read-only on the F71806F, that would be a
> > way to differentiate between both chips (arguably ugly, but...)
> 
> Yes, but then again the F71806F may have those registers too.

I've asked my Fintek contact about this, waiting for him to answer. He
already confirmed that the F71806F/FG and F71872F/FG really had the
same chip ID and it wasn't an error in the datasheet.

> > Now, the f71805f driver (and documentation) would need to be updated to
> > list the F71806F/FG as supported. Can you please submit such a patch,
> > or do you want me to do it?
> 
> Well since you are the maintainer of the f71805f driver, I think its best and 
> easiest if you do it.

OK, I'll post a patch in a few minutes.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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