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-Kernel driver sis5595
-=====================
-
-Supported chips:
- * Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. SiS5595 Southbridge Hardware Monitor
- Prefix: 'sis5595'
- Addresses scanned: ISA in PCI-space encoded address
- Datasheet: Publicly available at the Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. site.
-
-Authors:
- Kyösti Mälkki <kmalkki@cc.hut.fi>,
- Mark D. Studebaker <mdsxyz123@yahoo.com>,
- Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> 2.6 port
-
- SiS southbridge has a LM78-like chip integrated on the same IC.
- This driver is a customized copy of lm78.c
-
- Supports following revisions:
- Version PCI ID PCI Revision
- 1 1039/0008 AF or less
- 2 1039/0008 B0 or greater
-
- Note: these chips contain a 0008 device which is incompatible with the
- 5595. We recognize these by the presence of the listed
- "blacklist" PCI ID and refuse to load.
-
- NOT SUPPORTED PCI ID BLACKLIST PCI ID
- 540 0008 0540
- 550 0008 0550
- 5513 0008 5511
- 5581 0008 5597
- 5582 0008 5597
- 5597 0008 5597
- 630 0008 0630
- 645 0008 0645
- 730 0008 0730
- 735 0008 0735
-
-
-Module Parameters
------------------
-force_addr=0xaddr Set the I/O base address. Useful for boards
- that don't set the address in the BIOS. Does not do a
- PCI force; the device must still be present in lspci.
- Don't use this unless the driver complains that the
- base address is not set.
- Example: 'modprobe sis5595 force_addr=0x290'
-
-
-Description
------------
-
-The SiS5595 southbridge has integrated hardware monitor functions. It also
-has an I2C bus, but this driver only supports the hardware monitor. For the
-I2C bus driver see i2c-sis5595.
-
-The SiS5595 implements zero or one temperature sensor, two fan speed
-sensors, four or five voltage sensors, and alarms.
-
-On the first version of the chip, there are four voltage sensors and one
-temperature sensor.
-
-On the second version of the chip, the temperature sensor (temp) and the
-fifth voltage sensor (in4) share a pin which is configurable, but not
-through the driver. Sorry. The driver senses the configuration of the pin,
-which was hopefully set by the BIOS.
-
-Temperatures are measured in degrees Celsius. An alarm is triggered once
-when the max is crossed; it is also triggered when it drops below the min
-value. Measurements are guaranteed between -55 and +125 degrees, with a
-resolution of 1 degree.
-
-Fan rotation speeds are reported in RPM (rotations per minute). An alarm is
-triggered if the rotation speed has dropped below a programmable limit. Fan
-readings can be divided by a programmable divider (1, 2, 4 or 8) to give
-the readings more range or accuracy. Not all RPM values can accurately be
-represented, so some rounding is done. With a divider of 2, the lowest
-representable value is around 2600 RPM.
-
-Voltage sensors (also known as IN sensors) report their values in volts. An
-alarm is triggered if the voltage has crossed a programmable minimum or
-maximum limit. Note that minimum in this case always means 'closest to
-zero'; this is important for negative voltage measurements. All voltage
-inputs can measure voltages between 0 and 4.08 volts, with a resolution of
-0.016 volt.
-
-In addition to the alarms described above, there is a BTI alarm, which gets
-triggered when an external chip has crossed its limits. Usually, this is
-connected to some LM75-like chip; if at least one crosses its limits, this
-bit gets set.
-
-If an alarm triggers, it will remain triggered until the hardware register
-is read at least once. This means that the cause for the alarm may already
-have disappeared! Note that in the current implementation, all hardware
-registers are read whenever any data is read (unless it is less than 1.5
-seconds since the last update). This means that you can easily miss
-once-only alarms.
-
-The SiS5595 only updates its values each 1.5 seconds; reading it more often
-will do no harm, but will return 'old' values.
-
-Problems
---------
-Some chips refuse to be enabled. We don't know why.
-The driver will recognize this and print a message in dmesg.
-