Subject: Re: SMBus support ?
To: NetBSD Kernel Technical Discussion List <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Alexander Yurchenko <email@example.com>
Date: 06/27/2003 22:50:53
On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 02:52:05PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Friday, June 27, 2003 at 11:59:07 (+0400), Alexander Yurchenko wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: SMBus support ?
> > How are you going to use this? Hardware monitoring capabilities are
> > accessable without smbus (see viaenv(4)).
> No, not all of the hardware management capabilities are accessable
> without SMbus.
Yes, I know. I started porting smbus framework from freebsd but stopped
since I have no hardware that can do anything useful with smbus.
> Not all hardware monitoring chips are accessible directly (even when a
> driver is available for the chip) and almost no hardware management
> information is available directly.
> SMbus support is, sadly, lacking.
> Greg A. Woods
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Alexander Yurchenko (aka grange)