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Revision 870, 7.8 KB (checked in by mds, 15 years ago)

(mds) Merge with website version, update Thermistor Guide link,

add link to "Sensors Server".

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1This is a list of the most important changes between 2.x versions. It is by
2no means complete, listing only user-visible changes which are interesting.
3The ultimate way to know what has changed is to run diff, or even neater,
4ask CVS about it:
6  * Checkout the archive (see doc/cvs for how you can do this)
7  * Determine which tags are valid, by running this command from the
8    project root directory:
9      cvs status -v -l Makefile
10    Valid tags are usually like form V2-1-0 for version 2.1.0
11  * Ask cvs for the difference between two versions:
12      cvs diff -r TAG1 -r TAG2 DIFF-OPTIONS
13    for example:
14      cvs diff -r V2-0-0 -r V2-0-1 -u
162.5.3 (2000????)
17  File useful_addresses.html: update
18  Module i2c-i801: support Intel 82801BA (815E chipset)
19  Module i2c-i801: add i2c block write support, fix smbus block bugs
20                   (requires i2c 2.5.3 package)
21  Module i2c-i810: support Intel 82815
22  Program i2cdump: Add smbus block read support
23  Programs i2cdetect, i2cdump: Improve error reporting
24  Program sensors: new switch -u (--unknown)
25  Program sensors-detect: detect Intel 82801BA (815E chipset)
26  Program sensors-detect: detect Intel 82815
27  Program sensors-detect: detect ITE IT8705F / IT8712F (no driver yet)
28  Program sensors-detect: detect National LM87 (no driver yet)
29  Program sensors-detect: detect nVidia devices supported by i2c-riva.o
30  Program sensors-detect: Improve error reporting
322.5.2 (20000709)
33  File Fix lm80 in8 calculation
34  Module w83781d: W83783S no longer crashes on unloading
35  Program sensors-detect: more robustness in case of unknown i2c adapters
36  Program sensors-detect, libsensors: fix eeprom size reporting
37  Program sensord: more flexility, support for alarm scanning etc.
38  Program sensors: support for ignore setting on sensor alarms.
39  Programs: understand /dev/i2c* files (instead of /dev/i2c-*) too.
412.5.1 (20000618)
42  Library: Add adm1025 support
43  Module adm1025: new
44  Module ddcmon: Fixed bus scan which could hang SMBus
45  Module maxilife: Add support for Maxilife '99 (NBA)
46  Module via686a: Enable sensors if not enabled by BIOS
47  Module w83781d: Improve w83783s support, w83627hf always has 2 pwm
48  Module w83781d: Fix sensor2&3 selection, enable VBAT (in8) monitoring
49  Module w83781d: Remove as99127f entries for in7-8, pwm3-4, sensor1-3
50  Module w83781d: Fis as99127f fan speed (was 66% too high)
51  Module w83781d: Improve beep input checking
52  Program i2cdump: Add Winbond-style bank selection
53  Program isadump: Add Winbond-style bank selection
54  Program sensors: Add adm1025 support.
55  Program sensors: Remove some as99127f entries, fix as99127 "(beep)"
56  Program sensors-detect: Fix i801 detection, add adm1025 driver entry
57  File Add Maxilife '99 entries
58  File Remove some as99127f entries.
59    Note: For as99127f, reinstall manually (make install
60          won't reinstall it) or else 'sensors -s' will fail.
622.5.0 (20000312)
63  Dropped all kernel 2.0 and 2.1 compatibility
64  Module i2c-i810: new
65  Module ddcmon: new
66  Module via686a: new
67  Module i2c-amd756: fixed region request
68  Module i2c-voodoo3: Converted to use i2c-algo-bit layer
69  Module w83781d: Don't change pin settings at initialization;
70                  also fix chip detection.
71  Library: Support for ddcmon and via686a
72  Program sensors-detect: Support for ddcmon and via686a
73  Program sensors: Support for eeprom, ddcmon and via686a
752.4.5 (20000116)
76  Introduced DESTDIR installation prefix
77  Module lm80: fixes, temperature now read and set correctly
78  Module i2c-voodoo3: driver enhancements
79  Module w83781d: fixes, AS99127 works much better now
80  Library: New ignore keyword in config file
81  Programs: Support for new ignore keyword
82  Program sensors-detect: Support for MGA detections
842.4.4 (19991201)
85  Addition of the alpha release of AMD 756 SMBus host support.
86  Many fixes and updates to the gl518sm driver
87  Updates and fixes for device detection
892.4.0 (19990920)
90  Too much to list.
91  i2c and smbus parts are split off to a separate i2c package.
92  New drivers and other stuff.
942.3.4 (19990616)
95  Module matorb: driver for Matrix-Orbital Displays (small LCD and VFDs)
96  All: Now compiles against kernel 2.0.x (again ;)
97  Module gl518sm: some updates and refinements
992.3.3 (19990603)
100  All: Now compiles against kernel 2.3.x (x >= 1)
101  Module i2c-voodoo3: Timing issue fixes
102  Module bt869: Seems to be functional and relatively well tested
103  Many modules were modified to be more compatible with the new
104   Mutex structure in the new experimental kernels.
1062.3.2 (19990507)
107  Module i2c-hydra: Now compiles on 2.0.x kernels
108  Module i2c-lm75: Slightly better detection
109  * New, but not compiled by default:
110  Module i2c-voodoo3: beginning of Voodoo3 I2C bus driver
111  Module bt869: Beginning of BT869 (PAL/NTSC video converter) driver
1132.3.1 (19990501)
114  All: Now compiles on PPC
115  Module i2c-hydra: NEW
116  Module i2c-proc: Buffer overflow removed: `less /proc/bus-i2c-0' now works
117  Module w83781d: Removed deadlock (mutex was not initialized)
118  Documentation: A few glitches removed
119  Makefile: default module installation directory is now
120            /lib/modules/current/extra/misc
121  Program sensors-detect: PPC Hydra now detected
122  Program sensors: Now prints complete GL518SM information
123  Program sensors: SIS5595, ADM1021, MAX1617(A), ADM9240, DS1780 added
1252.3.0 (19990422)
126  All: Many, many changes and improvements
127  All: Many small bugs and problems removed
128  Modules: New insmod parameters
129  Modules: Much improved chip detection
130  Module maxilife: NEW
131  Module adm1021: MAX1617A now also supported
132  Module adm9024: DS1780 now also supported
133  Module w83781d: W83782D and W83783S now also supported
134  Program sensors-detect: NEW
135  Library: All chips now supported
136  Documentation: Very much improved
1382.2.2 (199903??)
139  Just some minor updates and bug fixes.
1412.2.1 (19990218)
142  All: Removed compile warnings
143  Module i2c-dev: Small bug removed if DEBUG=1 was used
144  Module sis5595: Now compiles for 2.0 kernels
145  Module adm1021: Detection corrected
1472.2.0 (19990216)
148  All: Set copyrights to include 1999
149  All: Small bugfixes
150  I2C: Upgraded to newest archive of Simon Vogl
151  Module i2c-dev: NEW
152  Module i2c-ali15x3: NEW
153  Module i2c-via: This is old module bit-mb, now moved to the main lm_sensors
154     directories, and somewhat improved
155  Module sis5595: NEW
156  Modules: Renamed all bus modules to i2c-*, new directory lay-out
157  Library: Support for new chip drivers, several small bugs fixed
158  Library manual pages: NEW
159  Program i2cdetect: Moved to detect directory
160  Program NEW
161  Program doc-features: NEW
162  Program sensors: Added man-page
163  Document BUGS: Added cdrom bug and kernel i2c conflict
1652.1.2 (19990116)
166  Modules lm80.o, w83781d.o: fan-related Segmentation fault corrected
167  Module gl518sm.o: yet more bug fixes. It should at long last be usable now
168  Documentation in doc/kernel: NEW
1702.1.1 (19990107)
171  Module i2c-proc.o: Hack to make /proc/bus/ possible for kernels 2.0.35
172                     and older
173  Module gl518sm.o: Miscelaneous bugs and problems solved
174  Program isadump: NEW
1762.1.0 (19981230)
177  Library: Completely NEW
178  Program sensors: NEW
179  Program grab_busses: NEW
180  Program decode-dimms: More information
181  Module bit-mb.o: Removed spurious semicolon; now runs on more VIA chipsets
182  Module w83781d.o: NEW
183  Module lm80.o: NEW
184  Module gl518sm.o: new procfile beep, several small updates
185  Modules: Now use pin readings, no more scaling within the kernel (use the
186           library instead)
1882.0.2 (19981214)
189  Module eeprom.o: NEW
190  Program decode-dimms: NEW
191  Modules: fill_inode fix, will stop segfaults on unloading in kernels after
192           2.1.58
193  Modules: Somewhat less verbose on transfers
194  Module lm78.o now recognizes and handles lm78-j and lm79
1952.0.1 (1998121?)
196  Module gl518sm.o updates, to make it actually work
197  Module lm75.o high/low-byte swapping write bug fixed
1982.0.0 (19981209)
199  Initial release
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