On Tue, 2010-09-28 at 10:36 +0200, Mike Hommey wrote: > On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:36:04PM +0200, Mike Hommey wrote: > > Package: linux-2.6 > > Version: 2.6.32-23 > > Severity: wishlist > > Tags: squeeze > > > > I installed a fresh squeeze on a new PC with a MSI P55M-GD45 motherboard > > that uses a f71889fg sensor chip. Unfortunately, while lm-sensors' > > sensor-detect is able to find the chip and suggest a kernel module, the > > module doesn't load because it lacks support for the chip. > > > > The support was added somewhen between 2.6.32 and 2.6.33, and was added > > by commit 7669896f. I hear that you add support for hardware when the > > backport is simple, this one is pretty trivial. > > > > For other reasons, I already switched to 2.6.35 on that machine, so it's > > not a problem for me anymore, but the motherboard is already quite old, so > > other people may have similar problems with a fresh squeeze. > > I would also be interested in the watchdog support for the same chip, > coming in 96cb4eb019ce3185ec0d946a74b5a2202f5067c9. AFAICT, it requires > 8b6d043b7ee2d1b819dc833d677ea2aead71a0c0 and possibly > 729d273aa7c86eb1406ade4eadf249cff188bf9a. I'm not sure how intrusive > these could be considered. They seem a bit intrusive but probably safe. However, the last patch (729d273aa7c86eb1406ade4eadf249cff188bf9a) doesn't look right; surely it should be using the new request_muxed_region() macro too? Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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