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5  libsensors: Added support for new sysfs attributes
6              Change sysfs detection to survive upcoming kernel changes
7  sensors: Added support for new sysfs attributes
8           Display both instantaneous and average power if available.
9           Report thermal sensor type 1 as CPU diode
10           Align power values better
11  fancontrol: Support setup where one PWM output controls several fans
12              Output error messages to stderr
13  sensors-detect: Stop calling for PIIX5 SMBus testers
14                  Improve filtering of fake DMI data
15                  Print DMI system/product version if available
16                  Fix loading of the cpuid module
17                  Make LM73 detection less problematic
18                  Add detection of National Semiconductor LM96163
19                  Add detection of GMT G781
20                  Properly handle Super-I/O chips without logical device
21
223.3.1 (2011-07-21)
23  isadump: Add support for word (16-bit) and long (32-bit) reads
24  isaset: Add support for word (16-bit) and long (32-bit) writes
25  sensors.conf.default: Add a section for the EMC6W201
26  sensors-detect: Add AMD family 15h CPU detection
27                  Add detection of ADT7461A / NCT1008
28                  Add detection of ITE IT8516E/F/G
29                  Integrate with systemd
30                  Drop unreliable smart battery detection
31                  Add detection of SMSC EMC6W201
32                  Drop unreliable detection of Maxim MAX6650
33                  Add detection of SMSC EMC2300
34                  Add detection of MAX6642
35                  Add detection of ITE IT8772E
36                  Don't advertise the ipmisensors driver
37                  Add detection of SA56004
38                  Add detection of LM95245
39
403.3.0 (2011-03-28)
41  Makefile: Check for bison and flex
42  libsensors: Add support for intrusion detection (#2370)
43              Compute MAX_SUBFEATURES at run-time (#2378)
44              Compute MAX_*_SENSOR_TYPES at build time (#2378)
45              Add support for new sysfs attributes (#2379)
46              Add support for humidity sensors
47              Limit symbol visibility
48  sensors.conf.default: Add a section for the W83627THF
49                        Add a section for the SCH5127
50                        Add a section for the W83627UHG
51                        Add a section for the W83795G/ADG
52                        Add a section for the F81865F
53  sensors: Display 3 decimal places in raw output
54           Add support for intrusion detection (#2370)
55           Fix automatic unit selection of 0 value
56           Added support for additional sensor attributes (#2379)
57  sensors-detect: Improve LM90 and W83L771 detection
58                  Fix error seen if I2C bus numbers are not sequential
59                  Add detection of SMSC EMC1423
60                  Add detection of the Analog Devices ADT7410
61                  Add detection of the National Semiconductor LM94
62                  Add detection of the ITE IT8728F
63                  Implement universal detection for coretemp (#2381)
64                  Add detection of Maxim MAX6639
65                  Add detection of SMSC EMC1023, EMC1043, EMC1053, and EMC1063
66                  Add detection of Nuvoton NCT5571D, NCT5577D and NCT6776F
67                  Add detection of SMSC EMC1002, EMC1033, EMC1046, EMC1047,
68                        EMC1072, EMC1073, EMC1074, EMC1402, and EMC1424
69                  Fixed address ranges checked for SMSC EMC1403 and EMC1404.
70                  Fix detection of SPD EEPROM on DDR3 memory modules
71                  Add detection of AMD family 12h and 14h thermal sensors
72                  Add detection of EMC6D103S
73                  Add detection of National Semiconductor LM75A
74                  Count DMI chassis type 8 as a laptop
75                  Add detection of SMSC SCH5627
76                  Add detection of many Fintek Super-I/O devices
77
783.2.0 (2010-10-10)
79  libsensors: Increase MAX_SENSORS_PER_TYPE to 24
80              Map individual beep features
81              Change license to LGPL
82  pwmconfig: Sample all fan speeds before returning to full speed (#2380)
83             Wait for fans to return to full speed only once per PWM
84             Drop legacy invocations of cut
85  sensors.conf.default: W83667HG config is similar to W83627EHF/DHG
86  sensord: Fix support of multiple chips (#2377)
87  sensors: Properly handle sensor input read errors
88  sensors-detect: Give udev time to settle before accessing i2c nodes
89                  Add support for Intel PCH (SMBus)
90                  Add support for SMSC EMC1403 and EMC1404
91                  Fix detection of RB-C3 AMD Family 10h CPU
92                  Add support for SMSC EMC2103
93                  Add support for Fintek F71889ED
94                  Add support for ITE IT8721F
95                  Fix Maxim MAX6690 support
96                  Fix handling of duplicate detections
97                  Add support for STMicroelectronics STTS424
98                  Add support for NXP SE97 / SE97B
99                  Add reference to NCT6771F/NCT6772F/NCT6775F
100                  Add support for several JC42.4 compliant temperature sensors
101                  Add support for ITE IT8512E/F and IT8758E
102
1033.1.2 (2010-02-02)
104  libsensors: Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
105              Add support for HID devices
106  fancontrol: Check that all referenced sysfs files exist
107              Check that all devices match the configuration file
108  pwmconfig: Exit immediately if not root
109             Save device paths and names in configuration file
110  sensors.conf.default: Encourage user to not modify this file
111                        Add a section for adt7473 and adt7475
112                        Add a section for adt7476 and adt7490
113  sensord: Don't name our variables "alarm"
114           Major refactoring including
115           - Cleanup of huge functions
116           - Remove needless casts
117           - Fix coding style
118           - Break long lines
119           - Make functions more robust
120           - Remove unused return value
121           - Make CGI script more XHTML compatible
122  sensors: Fix iconv-related build warning in set_degstr
123  sensors-detect: Refer to tmp401 driver if TMP411 is detected
124                  Clean up the discovery of i2c adapters
125                  Report unsupported Access Bus adapters
126                  Add detection for TI's TMP421, TMP422 and TMP423 chips
127                  The SMSC LPC47M233 isn't currently supported
128                  Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
129                  Rename the modprobe configuration file to lm_sensors.conf
130                  Only report AMD Family 10h CPU with working sensors
131                  Add detection for AMD Family 11h thermal sensors
132                  Add detection for Intel Atom thermal sensors
133                  Add detection for National Semiconductor LM73
134                  Add SMBus detection for AMD Hudson-2
135                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83667HG-B and W83677HG-I
136                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7490
137                  Refer to f71882fg driver if F71889FG is detected
138                  Add detecton for Fintek F71869FG
139                  Detect ADT7473 at 0x2c and 0x2d
140                  More known revisions for the ADT7476
141                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83L771AWG/ASG
142                  Add detection for VIA Nano
143                  Add detection for Texas Instruments AMC6821
144                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7411
145  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Fix exit code
146
1473.1.1 (2009-06-21)
148  isadump: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
149  isaset: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
150  libsensors: Don't rely on dirent->dt_type being set
151              New method to free the memory allocated for chip names
152  Makefile: Include generated source files in dependency checking
153            Make it possible to skip building of the static library
154  fancontrol: Add support for absolute path to hwmon devices
155  sensord: Remove the hidden commandline interface
156           Introduce struct sensord_arguments
157           Using sigaction for signal handlers
158           Convert to linux coding style
159           Cleanup and refactoring of the source code
160           Don't use the system log when generating a CGI script
161           Disable unit scaling for fan speeds
162           Use daemon logging facility instead of local4 by default
163           Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
164  sensors: Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
165  sensors-detect: Add nNidia nForce MCP78S SMBus detection
166                  Display Super-I/O address even if LD is disabled
167                  Differentiate between PC8374L and WPCD377I
168                  Use dmidecode to find IPMI interfaces if available
169                  Add Nuvoton W83795G/ADG detection
170                  Add National Semiconductor LM95241 detection
171                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83627DHG-P and W83627UHG detection
172
1733.1.0 "Happy Birthday Lina" (2009-02-28)
174  libsensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
175              Add support for current sensors
176              Fix error propagation during expression evaluation
177              Detect excessive recursion depth during expression eval (#2365)
178              Return a string rather than NULL for unknown errors
179              Skip non-file sysfs entries for speed
180              Fix memory leak in scanner when using flex 2.5.9 or later
181              Report configuration file read errors
182              Exit the configuration file parser sooner
183              Free bus statements from the configuration file sooner
184              Read extra configuration files from /etc/sensors.d (#2174)
185              Report the configuration file name on parse errors
186              Add support for ACPI devices
187  libsensors.3: Reformat for clarity
188                Document function sensors_snprintf_chip_name
189                Document error-related functions
190  lm_sensors.init: Support new format of /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
191                   Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
192  lm_sensors.init.suse: Delete (actual SuSE script is much different)
193  Makefile: Install sensors.conf.default instead of sensors.conf.eg (#2333)
194  pwmconfig: Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
195  fancontrol: Don't round temperature values
196              Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
197              Exit if configuration file can't be read
198              Create pid file only after successful initialization
199  maxilife scripts: Delete (driver never ported to Linux 2.6)
200  sensord: Accept negative temperatures in RRD database
201           Don't bail out on transient errors (#2330)
202  sensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
203           Add support for current sensors
204           Fix exit code in error case
205  sensors.conf.5: Lots of additions and reworks
206  sensors.conf.default: New, minimum version of sensors.conf.eg (#2333)
207                        Add sections for the SMSC SCH311x and SCH5027
208  sensors.conf.eg: The LM99 offset is now handled in the lm90 driver
209                   Move help section to sensors.conf.5
210                   Add a section for the Asus/Fintek F8000
211  sensors-detect: Fix detection of ADT7463 and LM96000
212                  Add VIA VX800/VX820 SMBus support
213                  Fix detection of Intel 5000 series FB-DIMM AMB
214                  Fix detection of ADT7462
215                  Fix detection of SMSC LPC47M292
216                  Add SMSC LPC47M233 support
217                  Drop support for Linux 2.4 (#2325)
218                  Handle special case chips more efficiently
219                  Fix SMBus detection of W83627EHF and W83627DHG
220                  Get I2C adapter driver names from sysfs (#2328)
221                  Drop old SiS I2C adapter entries
222                  Drop separate LM78-J entry
223                  Merge all Mozart-2 entries
224                  Merge both GL518SM entries into one
225                  Complete GL520SM detection
226                  Improve GL525SM detection a bit
227                  Let kernel 2.6.28 and later handle chips aliases
228                  Unload kernel drivers when we are done with them (#2329)
229                  Fix handling of bus driver names with an underscore
230                  Simplify loading of bus drivers
231                  Fix bus number prediction logic (#2327)
232                  Suggest the sbs driver for smart batteries
233                  Drop alias detection for Super-I/O chips
234                  Move alias detection after all chip detections
235                  Probe chip types from safest to more risky (#2322)
236                  Add an option to skip ISA probes except IPMI
237                  Skip ISA detection by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
238                  Do not scan I2C adapters on multimedia cards by default
239                  Skip SMBus probing by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
240                  Display I2C address statictics with --stat
241                  Document the new detection order and rules
242                  Gather DMI data and print it at start-up
243                  Always probe the SMBus on Asus, Tyan and Supermicro boards
244                  Move IPMI interface detection to its own section
245                  Skip IPMI probing on laptops
246                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83667HG support
247                  Add Intel Core I7 support
248                  Generate new format for /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
249                  Print warnings about missing modules on screen
250                  Fix detection of older DS1621
251                  Add nNidia nForce MCP67, MCP73, MCP79 SMBus support
252                  Exclude auto-loaded PCI and USB drivers from list (#2368)
253                  Special case probing i2c address 0x73 (to not crash FSC ICs)
254                  Add detection of FSC Hades and Syleus IC's
255                  Add detection of Winbond WPCD377I (no sensors)
256  sensors-detect-stat.pl: Delete (functionality merged into sensors-detect)
257  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Sample config file conversion script (#2246)
258
2593.0.3 (2008-09-28)
260  libsensors: Avoid namespace pollution
261  fancontrol: Don't use named pipes when we don't need them (#2319)
262  pwmconfig: Tell the user about gnuplot if it isn't installed
263             Fix MINSTOP and MINSTART test functions (#2340)
264             Test MINSTOP before MINSTART
265             Use better step values for MINSTOP test
266             Print the revision and date at start-up
267             Detect and report obviously incorrect fan speeds
268             Determine MINSTOP automatically
269             Skip MINSTOP and MINSTART tests if fan can't stop
270             Change default for MINTEMP from 0 to 20 degrees C
271             Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
272             Update manual page
273  sensors.conf.eg: Drop "label temp#_crit" statements
274  sensors-detect: Add Intel SCH (bus) support
275                  Add SMSC EMC6D103 support
276                  Improve MAX6657, MAX6658, MAX6659 detection
277                  Cache the byte data reads (#2326)
278                  Add Maxim MAX6654/MAX6690 support
279                  Add National Semiconductor LM95231 support
280                  Add Analog Devices ADT7481 support
281                  Refactor alias detection functions
282                  Fix Andigilog aSC7621 support
283                  Add Texas Instruments THMC51 support
284                  Fix Analog Devices ADT7461 support
285                  Add VIA C7 support
286                  Fix Winbond W83L786NR/NG/R/G support (#2336)
287                  Add Maxim MAX6646/MAX6647/MAX6649 support
288                  Add VIA VT1212 support
289                  Add SMSC EMC2700LPC support
290                  Add ITE IT8720F support
291                  Add Texas Instruments TMP411 support
292                  Prevent misdetection of W83627DHG on I2C as LM78
293                  W83627DHG has no subclients
294                  Add Maxim MAX1618 support
295
2963.0.2 (2008-05-18)
297  documentation: Delete the FAQ, now maintained on the wiki
298  libsensors: Use __func__ instead of __FUNCTION__
299              Parse the configuration file in C locale
300              Late compute statements override early ones
301              Support virtual hwmon devices (#2309)
302              Support power and energy sensors
303              Support DOS-style configuration files again (#2284)
304  pwmconfig: Don't create the configuration file before it's needed
305             Don't preserve configuration file customizations
306             Fix permissions of the configuration file
307             Don't start if fancontrol is running (#2299)
308  fancontrol: Don't start if already running (#2299)
309              Delete fancontrol.pid at exit time (#2299)
310  sensord: Fix support of multiple chip names on the command line (#2321)
311  sensors: Print energy and power sensors with automatically scaled units
312  sensors-detect: Add SMSC SCH5027D detection
313                  Do not access I/O ports on PPC
314                  Move south bridge sensor detection to the right section
315                  Run chip_special_cases() earlier
316                  New device ID for the SMSC SCH5317
317                  Add SMSC SCH5127 detection
318                  Add National Semiconductor LM64 detection
319                  Add Asus F8000 detection
320                  Add Intel ICH10 (bus) detection
321                  Don't probe I2C addresses 0x40-0x47
322                  Fix the parsing of I2C addresses not to scan
323                  Detect and skip 1-register-only I2C devices
324                  Avoid SMBus word transactions where possible
325                  Add Dallas DS1631 detection
326
3273.0.1 (2008-01-28)
328  documentation: Update the application writing guidelines
329  libsensors: No longer depend on libsysfs (#2262)
330              Don't guess the bus type from the device ID format (#2240)
331              Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
332  Makefile: No warnings about ld configuration for staged installations
333            Document the variable overriding mechanism (#2296)
334  pwmconfig: Really hide errors on sysfs writes
335             Deal gracefully with read-only pwm_enable files
336             Warn about outputs found in automatic mode
337             Repeat available configuration options before prompt (#2289)
338             Fix duplicate warning message when config file is broken
339  fancontrol: Detect improperly formatted FCTEMPS value (#2293)
340  sensord: Fix rrd support (#2276)
341           Use the same colors for daily and weekly charts
342           Drop workaround needed by old versions of rrdtool
343  sensors: Fix error path on library initialization error
344  sensors.conf.eg: Fix voltage value references (g520sm, lm80, pc87366)
345  sensors-detect: Drop PCA9540 detection
346                  Improve sysconfig and modprobe.d integration
347                  Add SMSC SCH5514D-NS detection (no sensors)
348                  Lower the confidence of MAX6650/MAX6651
349                  Add Fintek F71858DG detection
350                  Add Fintek F81216D detection (no sensors)
351  unhide_ICH_SMBus: Add support for the 82801AA (ICH)
352
3533.0.0 (2007-11-24)
354  Makefile: Fix MODULE_DIR usage in etc
355            Fix build on PPC
356  pwmconfig: Better diagnostics in pwmdisable
357             Give the fans some time to spin up
358  sensors-detect: Add Texas Instruments TMP401 detection
359                  Mention the f75375s driver
360                  Add SMSC LPC47B367-NC detection (no sensors)
361                  Reduce w83781d/lm78 I2C address probing range
362                  Add Intel Celeron 4xx and Penryn (CPU on 45nm) detection
363
3643.0.0-rc3 (2007-10-28)
365  libsensors: Add a default configuration file
366              Fix memory leaks on initialization error
367              Make the configuration file optional
368              Change the default configuration file to /etc/sensors3.conf
369  sensord: Reload config on SIGHUP rather than automatically
370           No default configuration file name
371  sensors: Fix file handle leak on library initialization error
372           Handle the case where voltage measurements aren't available
373           No default configuration file name
374           Install as sensors again
375  sensors.conf.eg: Install as sensors3.conf
376  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC LPC47B357/M967 detection
377                  Select the right driver for FSC chips
378  sensors-detect-stat.pl: Handle alternative chip lists
379
3803.0.0-rc2 (2007-10-10)
381  useful_addresses.html: Moved to the wiki
382  Makefile: Add sensors-conf-convert to make install
383  libsensors: Notify the caller when writing a value fails
384              Differentiate between different read error types
385              Report I/O errors as such
386  sensord: Log the error code on failure
387           Drop the configuration file search path mechanism (#2259)
388           Manual page update
389  sensors: Fix spurious critical temperature alarm
390           Print error messages to stderr
391           Make error messages more helpful and consistent
392           Better handling of the fault flags
393  sensors-conf-convert: Add a short help text
394  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC SCH311x detection
395                  Add AMD K10 CPU sensor detection
396
3973.0.0-rc1 (2007-09-25)
398  Initial release
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