[lm-sensors] #2195: Fails to detect ITE family chip with ID 0x7803

Juerg Haefliger juergh at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 19:16:03 CET 2007


Hi Jean,

> There are no standard registers and no standard values to identify I2C
> manufacturers and devices. So adding a few tests where possible cannot
> hurt and is considered a good practice. So unless you have a reason to
> believe that these tests could fail for an otherwise valid chip, I'd
> leave them in. Especially the test of register 0x40 is valuable - the
> test of register 0x42 certainly less.
>
> We don't need to do this for Super-I/O or PCI devices because they have
> standard identification registers.
>
> Can you please provide a patch fixing sensors-detect for the DME1737?

Do you mean just fixing the 0x55?

...juerg


> Thanks,
> --
> Jean Delvare
>




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