[lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: (coretemp) Fix TjMax for Atom N450/D410/D510 CPUs

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sun Jan 17 16:15:18 CET 2010


On Fri, 15 Jan 2010 18:02:27 -0800, Yuhong Bao wrote:
> 
> > No matter what chipset or gfx you use with the new Atom chip, the
> > integrated memory controller (IMC) will always be used. This patch
> > checks the presence of that IMC. Hope this clarifies.
> To be more precise, Pine Trail Atoms integrate the entire northbridge, including the integrated graphics and the memory controller into the CPU, and there is a DMI connection to the southbridge, which is the Intel NM10, that is NOT integrated.

What prevents another vendor from selling a compatible south bridge
then?

I start believing that we'd rather identify these Atom models using
CPUID rather than a PCI device.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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