[lm-sensors] [PATCH 3/4] drivers/hwmon/lm80.c: added error handling

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Thu Jan 26 20:03:02 CET 2012


On Thu, 5 Jan 2012 15:52:41 +0100, Frans Meulenbroeks wrote:
> 2012/1/5 Jean Delvare <khali at linux-fr.org>
> > Are you really still using  LM80 chips? These are pretty old and I did
> > not expect anyone to be still using them. And certainly not for new
> > designs... The device (at least the incarnations that existed in
> > 1998-2000) was not reputed for its reliability...
>
> Yes, we still have them and I need to support them (just like LM75).
> (acutally we're using LM96080). They are not on my board, but we have
> external fan units that contain these chips, and my board needs to support
> these fan units.

Frans, could you please provide a register dump of your LM96080 chip?
I'd like to add that to my collection. You can get such a dump using
the i2c-dev driver + i2cdump (from package i2c-tools.)

Thanks,
-- 
Jean Delvare




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