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10/29/05 23:49:22 (9 years ago)
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  • lm-sensors/trunk/doc/busses/i2c-viapro

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    77    Datasheet: Sometimes available at the VIA website 
    88 
    9   * VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686A/B  
     9  * VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686A/B 
    1010    Datasheet: Sometimes available at the VIA website 
    1111 
     
    1313    Datasheet: available on request from Via 
    1414 
    15 Author: Kyösti Mälkki <kmalkki@cc.hut.fi> 
     15Authors: 
     16        Kyösti Mälkki <kmalkki@cc.hut.fi> 
     17        Mark D. Studebaker <mdsxyz123@yahoo.com>  
     18        Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> 
    1619 
    1720 
     
    2932 
    3033i2c-viapro is a true SMBus host driver for motherboards with one of the 
    31 supported VIA southbridges. 
     34supported VIA south bridges. 
    3235 
    3336Your /proc/pci or lspci -n listing must show one of these : 
    3437 
    35  device 1106:3050   (VT82C596 function 3) 
    36  device 1106:3051   (VT82C596 function 3) 
     38 device 1106:3050   (VT82C596A function 3) 
     39 device 1106:3051   (VT82C596B function 3) 
    3740 device 1106:3057   (VT82C686 function 4) 
    3841 device 1106:3074   (VT8233) 
    3942 device 1106:3147   (VT8233A) 
    40  device 1106:8235   (VT8231) 
    41  devide 1106:3177   (VT8235) 
    42  devide 1106:3227   (VT8237) 
     43 device 1106:8235   (VT8231 function 4) 
     44 device 1106:3177   (VT8235) 
     45 device 1106:3227   (VT8237R) 
    4346 
    4447If none of these show up, you should look in the BIOS for settings like 
    4548enable ACPI / SMBus or even USB. 
    4649 
    47 To install this driver, simply do 
    48   # modprobe i2c-viapro  
    49  
     50Except for the oldest chips (VT82C596A/B, VT82C686A and most probably 
     51VT8231), this driver supports I2C block transactions. Such transactions 
     52are mainly useful to read from and write to EEPROMs.