[lm-sensors] w83627hf Device needs an ACPI driver

Luca Tettamanti kronos.it at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 17:48:37 CEST 2009


On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 5:40 PM, Christopher
Hogan<chris.c.hogan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Loading w83627hf produces the following error:
> w83627hf: Found W83627HF chip at 0x290
> ACPI: I/O resource w83627hf [0x295-0x296] conflicts with ACPI region
> IP__ [0x295-0x296]
> ACPI: Device needs an ACPI driver
>
> I have ACPI compiled into kernel 2.6.29-gentoo-r3.
>
> I googled a bit and found kernel bug:
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13508
>
> Am I correct that an ACPI compatible driver for this chip doesn't
> exist

What motherboard is this? For ASUS there's asus_atk0110.

> and that I should disable part/all of ACPI in order to have full
> access to my sensors?

Disabling ACPI on a modern system is not an option. You can override
that check with acpi_enforce_resources=lax (kernel option), but - as
the message says - both ACPI subsystem and the native hwmon driver
might try to touch the chip at the same time.

Luca




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