[lm-sensors] Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Mar 2 14:37:20 CET 2007


On Fri, 2 Mar 2007 12:31:58 +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > My point (which you didn't quote) was that there is no correlation
> > between the SMBus being hidden and ACPI accessing the hardware
> > monitoring chip, contrary to what Pavel was suggesting.
> 
> It may not be correlated with ACPI, but BIOS authors clearly want to
> keep you away from their SMBus controllers....

drivers/pci/quirks.c is full of things we do against the BIOS authors
intent. You don't plan to remove them all, do you?

(And as a side note, this is really the board's owner SMBus controller.
The hardware doesn't belong to the BIOS author.)

-- 
Jean Delvare




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