[lm-sensors] F8000 support added to f71882fg driver, test please.

Jean Delvare 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."

-- 
Jean Delvare




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