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1lm_sensors CHANGES file
3This is a list of the most important changes in 2.x versions. It is by
4no means complete, listing only the most significant changes.
5The ultimate way to know what has changed is to run diff, or even neater,
6ask CVS about it:
8  * Checkout the archive (see doc/cvs for how you can do this)
9  * Determine which tags are valid, by running this command from the
10    project root directory:
11      cvs status -v -l Makefile
12    Valid tags are usually of the form V2-1-0 for version 2.1.0
13  * Ask cvs for the difference between two versions:
14      cvs diff -r TAG1 -r TAG2 DIFF-OPTIONS
15    for example:
16      cvs diff -r V2-0-0 -r V2-0-1 -u
202.6.5 (2002????)
21  Module i2c-piix4: Refuse to load on IBM systems
22  Program mkpatch: Add entries for, lm92,
23                   pcf8574, pcf8591, smsc47m1, vt1211
24  Program sensors: Add /usr/local/etc to config file path
25  Program sensord: Add /usr/local/etc to config file path;
26                   add support for logging loadavg in RRD;
27                   fix down-converting raw labels for RRD;
28                   update chip support, still behind sensors
302.6.4 (20020719)
31  NOTE: Requires i2c-2.6.1 or newer, or kernel 2.4.13 or newer.
32  File doc/vid: New
33  File include/sensors_vid.h: New
34  File Add vt1211, smsc47m1
35  Library: Add multiple VRM version support for adm1025, w83781d;
36           fix 'flex scanner jammed' on some systems;
37           add vt1211, smsc47m1, lm92;
38           fix access mode checking
39  Makefiles: For 2.4+ kernels, modules now install in
40             kernel/drivers/[i2c,sensors] , not misc/ , and
41             'make install' removes old versions in misc/ .
42             Use $CFLAGS and $CPPFLAGS if defined.
43  Module adm1025: Add multiple VID version support
44  Module ds1307: new
45  Module i2c-amd756: Add nVidia nForce support; fix block read length;
46                     reliability improvements
47  Module i2c-hydra: Flush posted writes
48  Module i2c-i801: Add support for 82801DB (ICH4)
49  Module i2c-i810: Flush posted writes
50  Module i2c-savage4: new
51  Module i2c-viapro: Add support for VT8231 (0x8235), VT8233A (0x3147)
52  Module i2c-voodoo3: Flush posted writes
53  Module ds1307: New
54  Module lm92: New
55  Module smbus-arp: new
56  Module smsc47m1: new
57  Module via686a: Add support for VT8231 sensors
58  Module vt1211: new
59  Module w83781d: Add multiple VID version support; fix temp alarms
60  Program eeprom: new
61  Program i2cdump: Add smbus block command specification, add PEC support
62  Program lm_sensors.init: new
63  Program mkpatch: Add sensors_vid.h, i2c-savage4, lm92,
64                   pcf8574, pcf8591, smsc47m1, vt1211
65  Program p4b_smbus: Add support for ICH4
66  Program rrd: Fix swapped CPU and MB temps in summ_week.cgi
67  Program sensord.init: Renamed, was prog/init/sensors
68  Program sensord: Major update, now requires rrd source;
69                   not compiled by default
70  Program sensors: Recognize DDR SDRAM; add adm1025 VID; add -A
71                   (don't display algo. and adap.) option;
72                   add vt1211, smsc47m1, lm92
73  Program sensors-detect: Add VT8231, VT8233A, several S3 devices;
74                          add 82801DB, LM85; fix perl warnings;
75                          generate /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors for
76                          lm_sensors.init script
782.6.3 (20020322)
79  NOTE: Requires i2c-2.6.1 or newer, or kernel 2.4.13 or newer.
80  Chip modules (most): Allow THIS_MODULE definition for kernels 2.2.18+
81  File doc/chips/it87: add more temp_type help
82  File Un-ignore it87 in8, temp3, fan3;
83                        add adm1021 section; add lm87 AIN[1,2] template;
84                        swap negative voltage limits for 782d,783s,627hf,
85                        697hf,it87; add more it87 help; swap neg. voltage
86                        limits for lm78(-j), lm79, w83781d, as99127f
87  Library: Add PCF8591, W83697HF, ADM1023 support;
88           fix w83* fan_min computes;
89           swap neg. voltage limits for lm78(-j), lm79, w83781d, as99127f
90  Module adm1024: Add MODULE_LICENSE("GPL")
91  Module bt869: Add s-video out and DVD resolution support
92  Module eeprom: Add support for locations 128-255; rename /proc entries in hex
93  Module fscscy: implement min/max for voltages and fans
94  Module i2c-amd756: Add support for AMD768
95  Module i2c-i810: Add support for 810E
96  Module i2c-keywest: Big update, sync with kernel 2.4.18
97  Module i2c-piix4: Check for uninitialized base address
98  Module i2c-sis5595: Blacklist 645, 735
99  Module i2c-viapro: Check for uninitialized base address
100  Module gl518sm: Standardize /proc entries in0-3
101  Module lm87: Fix in0, in1, in5 initial limits; ain[1,2] -> in[6,7];
102               fan -> fan1; fix temp2 limit writes
103  Module pcf8574: Add support for PCF8574A; /proc interface changed
104  Module pcf8591: new
105  Module sis5595: Blacklist 645, 735
106  Module w83781d: Add W83697HF support; allow force_subclients parameter
107                  for Tyan 2460
108  Programs, Update for new /proc names
109  Program new
110  Program i2cdump: Add i2c block read capability (requires i2c-2.6.3);
111                   add text output
112  Program init/sensors: New SysV init script
113  Program Add support for fscscy, add more help entries
114  Program p4b_smbus: new
115  Program rrd: Install summ_week.cgi
116  Program sensors: Add PCF8591, W83697HF, ADM1023 support,
117                   clean up chassis intrusion prints
118  Program sensors-detect: Add several Nvidia chips, add PCF8591, add 810E;
119                          fix Via686a and it87 detection;
120                          add AMD768, IPMI-BMC-KCS and -SMIC; add Via 8231;
121                          fix uninitialized values; it87 beats lm78
1232.6.2 (20011118)
124  NOTE: Requires i2c-2.6.1 or newer, or kernel 2.4.13 or newer.
125  Chip Modules (all): malloc.h -> slab.h
126  Modules (all): Add MODULE_LICENSE("GPL")
127  File doc/FAQ: More updates and additions
128  File Fix it87 in5,in6 (-12,-5) calculations
129  Library: Add fscpos and fscscy support, fix gl520 in4 ID,
130           update it87 alarm ID's.
131  Module fscpos: new (Fujitsu-Siemens Poseidon driver)
132  Module fscscy: new (Fujitsu-Siemens Scylla driver)
133  Module i2c-amd756: Improve busy handling/printk's
134  Module i2c-i801: Add 82801CA/CAM support
135  Module i2c-keywest: Sync with PPC people, it works now
136  Module i2c-piix4: Add Intel 82443MX and SMSC Victory66 support
137  Module i2c-viapro: Add Via VT8233 support
138  Module it87: Merge alarm_* /proc entries to alarms
139  Module sis5595: Fix support for rev B0
140  Module via686a: Make limit initializations reliable
141  Module w83781d: Allow init=0 parameter to bypass initialization
142  Program isadump: Add flat address space (PCI) support
143  Program Add support for i2c-ali1535, adm1024, ds1621,
144                      fscpos, it87, maxilife, mtp008
145  Program sensors: Fix w83781d temp precision
146  Program sensors-detect: Add ALI1535, Via VT8233, it87 (i2c),
147                          Fujitsu Poseidon and Scylla, 
148                          Intel 82443MX and 82801CA/CAM detection,                     
149                          add ITE 8172G detection (driver in kernel 2.4.10)
1512.6.1 (20010830)
152  File BUGS: Updated
153  File doc/FAQ: More updates and additions
154  File doc/chips/adm1021: Claim support for Philips NE1617, NE1617A
155  File Fix/enhance it87 section
156  Library: ds1621 and it87 updates
157  Module i2c-ali15x3: Allow force_addr=0xaddr; enable if not enabled.
158  Module i2c-amd756: Add AMD 766 support
159  Module i2c-i801: Fix 82801BA detection broken by kernel 2.4.6
160  Module i2c-piix4: Add Serverworks CSB5 support
161  Module i2c-sis5595: Recognize unsupported chips and refuse to load
162  Module adm1025: Fixed temp2 min/max writes
163  Module ds1621: Add 12-bit precision mode
164  Module it87: Enable all alarms, add in8 support, add sensor type selection
165  Module sensors: Don't initialize i2c-proc (moved to i2c-core);
166                  remove support for module
167  Module sis5595: Recognize unsupported chips and refuse to load
168  Module w83781d: Fix fan speed for as99127f (broken by 2.6.0)
169  Program eepromer: new
170  Program Fix dependencies on i2c-proc; disallow compilation
171                      of sensors.c as a module in kernel
172  Program sensors: it87 updates; adjust temp. precision for some chips
173  Program sensors-detect: Fix ADM1024 and ADM1025 detection;
174                          recognize unsupported SiS chips;
175                          recognize AMD 766 and Serverworks CSB5.
1772.6.0 (20010612)
178  NOTE: i2c-2.6.0 MUST BE be compiled AND installed first!!!
179        If your make fails because it can't find <linux/i2c-proc.h>, you
180        forgot this step!!!
181  File doc/FAQ: Many, many updates and additions
182  File doc/busses/i2c-sis5595: new
183  File doc/busses/i2c-tsunami: new
184  File doc/chips/it87: new
185  File doc/chips/via686a: Claim support for 686b.
186  File README.thinkpad: new
187  File Adjust as99127f in5 (-12V) and temp2 calculations;
188                        Add lm87, adm9240, ds1780, lm81 templates;
189                        Enhance help comments in file;
190                        Add Tyan S2510 dual-MTP008 example;
191                        Make separate sis5595 section.
192  Include file i2c-isa.h: No longer required, moved to i2c.h in i2c package
193  Include file sensors.h: Most contents moved to i2c-proc.h in i2c package
194  Library: Fix/standardize some lm87 and mtp008 entries; add sis5595 in4;
195           Add support for maxilife-nba and amd1024;
196           Change from sensors_* to i2c_* globals for new i2c-proc.[ch]
197  Chip Modules (all ISA): Remove #include "i2c-isa.h"
198  Chip Modules (all): Change from sensors_* to i2c_* globals
199                      for new i2c-proc.[ch]
200  Makefiles: enhance to support Alpha architecture
201  Module adm1021: Fix lm84 and gl523sm support
202  Module adm1024: new
203  Module i2c-i801: Chip detection cleanup
204  Module i2c-i810: Fixed i2c_i810_init() not found in patched kernel
205  Module i2c-sis5595: Allow force_addr=0xaddr; enable if not enabled.
206  Module i2c-tsunami: New
207  Module i2c-via: Ensure i2c bus is tristated correctly.
208  Module it87: new driver for IT8705, IT8712, Sis950 chips
209  Module lm78: Recognize chipid=0x20
210  Module lm87: Fix in0, in1 (2.5V and Vccp1) calculations
211  Module mtp008: Fix temp initializations;
212                 Save BIOS pin configuration of temps and fans;
213                 Fix sensor type reads/writes and fan min writes;
214                 Fix spurious invalid sensor type messages
215  Module sensors: Disabled, moved to i2c package as i2c-proc.c; only
216                  used for patched kernel now.
217                  Add xxx_init() calls for drivers added to mkpatch in 2.5.5.
218  Module sis5595: Fix temp, add in4 for chip revision 0xc0;
219                  Allow force_addr=0xaddr
220  Module via686a: Allow force_addr=0xaddr (for A7V/K7V boards)
221  Module w83781d: Don't reinitialize as99127f chip; this may cause fan/temp
222                  reading changes; Add messages for subclient
223                  registration failure
224  Programs i2cdetect, i2cdump: add devfs /dev/i2c/x support
225  Program i2cset: new
226  Program isadump: fix for Alpha arch. compiles
227  Program Fix adm9240 typos; Add more chips to;
228                      Remove ltc1710; Fix i2c_sis5595 typo;
229                      Support kernel 2.4.5 makefile change;
230                      Add i2c-tsunami; fixed i2c-voodoo3 configuration
231  Program sens_update_rrd: new
232  Program sensord: Add -d (debug) and -p (pid-file) options
233  Program sensors: Change reported version from 1.3 to the lm_sensors version;
234                   Fix swapped limit and hysteresis on 9240, 5595, 686a;
235                   Change mtp008 temps from max/min to limit/hyst;
236                   Add maxilife-nba, adm1024, it87 support.
237  Program sensors-detect: Recognize lm78 with chipid=0x20;
238                          Recognize SMSC Victory66 South Bridge;
239                          Add devfs /dev/i2c/x support;
240                          Add adm1024, it87xx support; Add thinkpad warning.
241  Program tellerstats: new
2432.5.5 (20010115)
244  NOTE: i2c-2.5.5 MUST BE be compiled and installed first, UNLESS
245        you have kernel 2.4.0-prerelease or greater.
246  Chip modules (all): Update mutex definition (works now for new 2.2 kernels)
247  File doc/developers/proc: new
248  File Add mtp008 entries, adm1025 entries
249  Library: Add ds1621, mtp008 support
250  Module adm1021: Add support for adm1021a / adm1023
251  Modules adm1021, thmc50: Rename /proc entries to temp[1-2]
252  Module adm1025: Add support for remote temp; rename /proc entries to
253                  in[0-5] and temp[1-2]; fix negative temp readings
254  Module adm9240: Rename /proc entries to in[0-5]
255  Module ddcmon: allow force and force_ddcmon parameters
256  Module ds1621: new
257  Module i2c-ali1535: Enhance error checking and recovery; add mutex
258  Module i2c-i810: Add "dummy write" before reads per Intel prog. ref.
259  Module i2c-piix4: add support for ServerWorks southbridge OSB4
260  Module lm87: cleanup, update voltage calculations
261  Module mtp008: new
262  Module pcf8574: change update time to 5 seconds
263  Modules sis5595, i2c-sis5595: Check for uninitialized base addresses
264  Module w83781d: fix beep setting via /proc
265  Programs editticket, readticket: new
266  Program only works with 2.2 and 2.4 kernels; 2.3 support removed
267  Program more fixes; now adds many more modules
268  Program sensors: Add ds1621, mtp008 support; add -f (Fahrenheit) option;
269                   add adm1025 temp2; report temp limits correctly as
270                   min/max or limit/hysteresis; print message if no
271                   sensors are found. Removed false errors from lm87 reads.
272  Program sensors-detect: Add ds1621, mtp008 detection;
273                          add ServerWorks detection
2752.5.4 (20001012)
276  Module i2c-viapro: Add support for Via 596B (0x3051)
277  Program m7101: moved to CVS tree, updated for 2.4.0 kernels
278  Program fixed infinite loop
279  Program sensors-detect: Detect Via 596B (0x3051)
2812.5.3 (20001008)
282  NOTE: i2c 2.5.3 MUST BE be compiled and installed first.
283  File useful_addresses.html: update
284  Library: Add lm87 support
285  Module pcf8574: new
286  Module i2c-ali1535: new
287  Module i2c-ali15x3: removed force #ifdef.
288  Module i2c-i801: support Intel 82801BA (815E chipset)
289  Module i2c-i801: add i2c block write support, fix smbus block bugs
290                   (requires i2c 2.5.3 package)
291  Module i2c-i810: support Intel 82815
292  Module lm87: new
293  Module sensors: Fix for kernel 2.4.0-test8
294                  (remove copy_to_user_ret and put_user_ret)
295  Module w83781d: limit fan divisors to 8 max. for as99127f
296  Program decode-dimms: Add html output option, update for SPD spec 1.2B.
297  Program i2cdump: Add smbus block read support
298  Programs i2cdetect, i2cdump: Improve error reporting
299  Program sensors: new switch -u (--unknown)
300  Program sensors-detect: detect Intel 82801BA (815E chipset)
301  Program sensors-detect: detect Intel 82815
302  Program sensors-detect: detect ITE IT8705F / IT8712F (no driver yet)
303  Program sensors-detect: detect National LM87
304  Program sensors-detect: detect nVidia devices supported by i2c-riva.o
305  Program sensors-detect: Improve error reporting
3072.5.2 (20000709)
308  File Fix lm80 in8 calculation
309  Module w83781d: W83783S no longer crashes on unloading
310  Program sensors-detect: more robustness in case of unknown i2c adapters
311  Program sensors-detect, libsensors: fix eeprom size reporting
312  Program sensord: more flexibility, support for alarm scanning etc.
313  Program sensors: support for ignore setting on sensor alarms.
314  Programs: understand /dev/i2c* files (instead of /dev/i2c-*) too.
3162.5.1 (20000618)
317  Library: Add adm1025 support
318  Module adm1025: new
319  Module ddcmon: Fixed bus scan which could hang SMBus
320  Module i2c-keywest: new
321  Module maxilife: Add support for Maxilife '99 (NBA)
322  Module via686a: Enable sensors if not enabled by BIOS
323  Module w83781d: Improve w83783s support, w83627hf always has 2 pwm
324  Module w83781d: Fix sensor2&3 selection, enable VBAT (in8) monitoring
325  Module w83781d: Remove as99127f entries for in7-8, pwm3-4, sensor1-3
326  Module w83781d: Fis as99127f fan speed (was 66% too high)
327  Module w83781d: Improve beep input checking
328  Program i2cdump: Add Winbond-style bank selection
329  Program isadump: Add Winbond-style bank selection
330  Program sensors: Add adm1025 support.
331  Program sensors: Remove some as99127f entries, fix as99127 "(beep)"
332  Program sensors-detect: Fix i801 detection, add adm1025 driver entry
333  File Add Maxilife '99 entries
334  File Remove some as99127f entries.
335    Note: For as99127f, reinstall manually (make install
336          won't reinstall it) or else 'sensors -s' will fail.
3382.5.0 (20000312)
339  Dropped all kernel 2.0 and 2.1 compatibility
340  Module i2c-i810: new
341  Module ddcmon: new
342  Module via686a: new
343  Module i2c-amd756: fixed region request
344  Module i2c-voodoo3: Converted to use i2c-algo-bit layer
345  Module w83781d: Don't change pin settings at initialization;
346                  also fix chip detection.
347  Library: Support for ddcmon and via686a
348  Program sensors-detect: Support for ddcmon and via686a
349  Program sensors: Support for eeprom, ddcmon and via686a
3512.4.5 (20000116)
352  Introduced DESTDIR installation prefix
353  Module lm80: fixes, temperature now read and set correctly
354  Module i2c-voodoo3: driver enhancements
355  Module w83781d: fixes, AS99127 works much better now
356  Library: New ignore keyword in config file
357  Programs: Support for new ignore keyword
358  Program sensors-detect: Support for MGA detections
3602.4.4 (19991201)
361  Addition of the alpha release of AMD 756 SMBus host support.
362  Many fixes and updates to the gl518sm driver
363  Updates and fixes for device detection
3652.4.0 (19990920)
366  Too much to list.
367  i2c and smbus parts are split off to a separate i2c package.
368  New drivers and other stuff.
3702.3.4 (19990616)
371  Module matorb: driver for Matrix-Orbital Displays (small LCD and VFDs)
372  All: Now compiles against kernel 2.0.x (again ;)
373  Module gl518sm: some updates and refinements
3752.3.3 (19990603)
376  All: Now compiles against kernel 2.3.x (x >= 1)
377  Module i2c-voodoo3: Timing issue fixes
378  Module bt869: Seems to be functional and relatively well tested
379  Many modules were modified to be more compatible with the new
380   Mutex structure in the new experimental kernels.
3822.3.2 (19990507)
383  Module i2c-hydra: Now compiles on 2.0.x kernels
384  Module i2c-lm75: Slightly better detection
385  * New, but not compiled by default:
386  Module i2c-voodoo3: beginning of Voodoo3 I2C bus driver
387  Module bt869: Beginning of BT869 (PAL/NTSC video converter) driver
3892.3.1 (19990501)
390  All: Now compiles on PPC
391  Module i2c-hydra: NEW
392  Module i2c-proc: Buffer overflow removed: `less /proc/bus-i2c-0' now works
393  Module w83781d: Removed deadlock (mutex was not initialized)
394  Documentation: A few glitches removed
395  Makefile: default module installation directory is now
396            /lib/modules/current/extra/misc
397  Program sensors-detect: PPC Hydra now detected
398  Program sensors: Now prints complete GL518SM information
399  Program sensors: SIS5595, ADM1021, MAX1617(A), ADM9240, DS1780 added
4012.3.0 (19990422)
402  All: Many, many changes and improvements
403  All: Many small bugs and problems removed
404  Modules: New insmod parameters
405  Modules: Much improved chip detection
406  Module maxilife: NEW
407  Module adm1021: MAX1617A now also supported
408  Module adm9240: DS1780 now also supported
409  Module w83781d: W83782D and W83783S now also supported
410  Program sensors-detect: NEW
411  Library: All chips now supported
412  Documentation: Very much improved
4142.2.2 (199903??)
415  Just some minor updates and bug fixes.
4172.2.1 (19990218)
418  All: Removed compile warnings
419  Module i2c-dev: Small bug removed if DEBUG=1 was used
420  Module sis5595: Now compiles for 2.0 kernels
421  Module adm1021: Detection corrected
4232.2.0 (19990216)
424  All: Set copyrights to include 1999
425  All: Small bugfixes
426  I2C: Upgraded to newest archive of Simon Vogl
427  Module i2c-dev: NEW
428  Module i2c-ali15x3: NEW
429  Module i2c-via: This is old module bit-mb, now moved to the main lm_sensors
430     directories, and somewhat improved
431  Module sis5595: NEW
432  Modules: Renamed all bus modules to i2c-*, new directory lay-out
433  Library: Support for new chip drivers, several small bugs fixed
434  Library manual pages: NEW
435  Program i2cdetect: Moved to detect directory
436  Program NEW
437  Program doc-features: NEW
438  Program sensors: Added man-page
439  Document BUGS: Added cdrom bug and kernel i2c conflict
4412.1.2 (19990116)
442  Modules lm80.o, w83781d.o: fan-related Segmentation fault corrected
443  Module gl518sm.o: yet more bug fixes. It should at long last be usable now
444  Documentation in doc/kernel: NEW
4462.1.1 (19990107)
447  Module i2c-proc.o: Hack to make /proc/bus/ possible for kernels 2.0.35
448                     and older
449  Module gl518sm.o: Miscelaneous bugs and problems solved
450  Program isadump: NEW
4522.1.0 (19981230)
453  Library: Completely NEW
454  Program sensors: NEW
455  Program grab_busses: NEW
456  Program decode-dimms: More information
457  Module bit-mb.o: Removed spurious semicolon; now runs on more VIA chipsets
458  Module w83781d.o: NEW
459  Module lm80.o: NEW
460  Module gl518sm.o: new procfile beep, several small updates
461  Modules: Now use pin readings, no more scaling within the kernel (use the
462           library instead)
4642.0.2 (19981214)
465  Module eeprom.o: NEW
466  Program decode-dimms: NEW
467  Modules: fill_inode fix, will stop segfaults on unloading in kernels after
468           2.1.58
469  Modules: Somewhat less verbose on transfers
470  Module lm78.o now recognizes and handles lm78-j and lm79
4722.0.1 (1998121?)
473  Module gl518sm.o updates, to make it actually work
474  Module lm75.o high/low-byte swapping write bug fixed
4762.0.0 (19981209)
477  Initial release
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