[lm-sensors] SUCCESS! Re: MSI K9N4 SLI-F sensors-detect says use w83627ehf but it won't load

Curt Blank curt at curtronics.com
Wed Mar 21 18:42:11 CET 2007



On Wed, 21 Mar 2007, David Hubbard wrote:

> Hi Curt,
> 
> On 3/21/07, Curt Blank <curt at curtronics.com> wrote:
> > Hi Jan,
> >
> > Thanks for the information. I wasn't sure about the semaphores and I
> > noticed they were no longer used in the 2.6.21 code at all so I thought
> > just to be safe I'd switch them to mutexes. I wanted to match the code as
> > close as possible to minimize any problems with doing the port and I'm not
> > concerned about size.
> >
> > As for the Device ID, I saw the masking, but I could not get it to work
> > with just the 0xa020. I kept getting this:
> >
> > Mar 21 00:39:14 bnfsrvr kernel: w83627ehf: unsupported chip ID: 0xffff
> > Mar 21 00:39:14 bnfsrvr kernel: w83627ehf: unsupported chip ID: 0xa023
> >
> > Then when I added the 0xa023 definition and changed the mask to 0xFFF3 it
> > worked.
> >
> > Ah-ha-ha. I think I see the error in my ways. All I needed to do was
> > change the mask to 0xFFE0. I'll give that a try. Always like to do things
> > the same. It was late, I was getting tired and starting to wonder if I'd
> > ever get it to work. Being refreshed and with your help it was now easy to
> > spot this.
> >
> > And, when you get the schematic for this MB, I would greatly appreciate it
> > if you could tell me what input is what voltage. I will do it myself if
> > it's possible for me to get a copy of the schematic. I'd also lik to see
> > if the Northbridge fan is connected to the w83627dhg. Then I'd know for
> > sure if I should be seeing its RPM.
> >
> > -Curt
> 
> You'll want to put your replies at the bottom of the email. If you
> were getting unknown device ID, we should probably add another device
> ID to the driver (0xa020 ?). I'll take a look at it when I get home
> tonight.
> 
> David
> 
> 

Hi David, 

Ok, will do. pine puts me at the top so I just type.

No I think the Device ID issue is due to the mask needing to be 0xFFE0 as 
Jan pointed out. I'm going to change that and try it.

-Curt




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