Subject: Re: SMBus support
To: NetBSD TechKern <>
From: Matthew Fincham <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/21/2003 08:29:49

Thank you for the pointer to mbmon - I was not aware of it. It successfully
picked up the LM85 on the motherboard and is reading nicely.

Thank you
Matthew Fincham

> >> * If none, is there another way to speak to the
> >> device? I read a post about a program "mbmon" [..]
> >
> > I do use it.
> > IMHO it would be better to have a real driver in kernel.
> mbmon does work on my ss51g from shuttle, but
> not on the thinkpad x30. i believe it needs
> smbus because polling from pci gives nothing.
> i started writing (early stages) something to
> talk to my smbus but it doesn't work yet
> (translating intel docs into code is pretty painful)
> --
> Gilbert Fernandes