[lm-sensors] Status of Andigilog asc7621 driver submitted by George Joseph on 2008-05-29

Jaswinder Singh Rajput jaswinderlinux at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 07:23:30 CET 2010


Hello,

On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Constantine A. Murenin
<mureninc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 24/01/2010, Jaswinder Singh Rajput <jaswinderlinux at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Many new Intel Motherboards are coming with this chip, if we complete
>>  this driver then it will be great.
>
> Really?

Yes, http://www.intel.com/products/server/motherboard/index.htm?iid=mbd_body+sv_all


I have checked with Intel® Workstation Board WX58BP :

Now follows a summary of the probes I have just done.
Just press ENTER to continue:

Driver `to-be-written':
  * Bus `SMBus I801 adapter at 2000'
    Busdriver `i2c_i801', I2C address 0x2e
    Chip `Andigilog aSC7621' (confidence: 5)

Driver `coretemp':
  * Chip `Intel Core family thermal sensor' (confidence: 9)

Note: there is no driver for Andigilog aSC7621 yet.
Check http://www.lm-sensors.org/wiki/Devices for updates.

Do you want to overwrite /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors? (YES/no): YES
Starting lm_sensors: loading module coretemp               [  OK  ]
Unloading i2c-dev... OK

You can also check with other intel motherboards.

> My understanding was that the company, Andigilog, no longer
> seem to exist since at least a couple of months ago (I don't recall
> the exact dates their web-site was taken down without any notice, but
> currently the domain has no information regarding semiconductors
> whatsoever [0]).  It would therefore seem somewhat strange if Intel
> was still using these chips in their recent designs — do you have some
> concrete examples?  Anyone has any more details regarding Andigilog
> and their products?
>

http://who.is/whois/andigilog.com/

These motherboards are build in Taiwan, China. I have no idea that how
they are getting these chips but you can see them in your latest Intel
motherboards ;-)

Thanks,
--
Jaswinder Singh.




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