[lm-sensors] F8000 support added to f71882fg driver, test please.
khali at linux-fr.org
Tue Dec 16 14:12:12 CET 2008
Hi Chuan-kai, Hans,
On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 23:16:02 +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Chuan-kai Lin wrote:
> > 3. The full-speed number seems to record the maximum measured fan speed
> > instead of the maximum possible fan speed.
How would the hardware know what the maximum possible fan speed is? It
depends on the fan model.
> So this gets updated by hardware? This is not mentioned anywhere in the dcos,
> but if that is the case that would be good!
Actually it is. On (printed) page 70: "The register is auto updated by
hardware when higher speed is detected."
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