[lm-sensors] Sandy Bridge support?

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Tue Nov 22 11:14:40 CET 2011

Hi Nick,

On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 16:47:44 +0000, DarkNovaNick at gmail.com wrote:
> On Jan 18, 2011 10:32am, Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org> wrote:
> > OK, thanks. If you feel lucky, you may try to load the it87 driver with
> > parameter force_id, to force the driver to consider your chip as one it
> > supports. Given the name of your device, the first values to try would
> > be 0x8721 and 0x8720 (the two most recent chips) or 0x8718 (in case the
> > IT8728F is an evolution of the IT8718F - I remember the IT8716F and
> > IT8726F were compatible.) If you give this a try, please let us know
> > the results.
> Thanks very much for your help, I was able to load the it87 driver with  
> 0x8720 and now running "sensors" gives data that at first glance makes  
> sense.

It turns our that the I8728F is rather compatible with the IT8721F.
Proper support was just added, you can use the standalone it87 driver
if you want:

Jean Delvare

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