[lm-sensors] Where are all the sensors?

Jeff Rickman jrickman at myamigos.us
Wed Jul 6 11:55:31 CEST 2011


On 7/6/2011 4:04 AM, Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Luca,
>
> On Wed, 6 Jul 2011 10:48:43 +0200, Luca Tettamanti wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 2:34 AM, Jeff Rickman<jrickman at myamigos.us>  wrote:
>>> Luca, would that modified F71882FG driver (from ~June last year) be
>>> useful/helpful here? In my case it was a F71862FG chip where ACPI claimed
>>> the ports but DSDT suggested something to you. I guess it really depends on
>>> the DSDT code. BTW, I still use that modified driver on that Jetway NC92-330
>>> board and it still works fine even with Fedora Core 15.
>>
>> It was an ugly hack :) I modified the driver to access the hwmon chip
>> using the methods exposed by the firmware instead of letting the
>> driver touch the chip directly. Unfortunately the hack is very board
>> specific...
>
> I still have to test this approach on a Jetway board of mine with a
> Fintek F71805F chip.
>
> Why do you say this is ugly? Of course it is vendor specific (or even
> board specific) but so is the asus_atk0110 driver. Wouldn't it be a
> proper way to deal with the ACPI resource conflict at least on the
> Jetway boards, and maybe others? If it works then I can't really see a
> reason to not do it, can you? It seems preferable to
> acpi_enforce_resources=lax people are using at the moment, at least.
>

If a "modified" F71805 driver appeared I would be happy to test it. I 
think my Jetway board (J7F4 series) is different from Jean's board.




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