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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] hwmon: (nct6775) Add i2c support

On neděle 27. února 2022 1:27:55 CET Zev Weiss wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 26, 2022 at 04:14:12PM PST, Oleksandr Natalenko wrote:
> >Hello.
> >
> >On sobota 26. února 2022 14:30:42 CET Zev Weiss wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> This patch series augments the existing nct6775 driver with support
> >> for the hardware's i2c interface.
> >
> >Is it something I can test on my ASUS Pro WS X570-ACE board as an ordinary user, and if so, how?
> >
> You could certainly test that the nct6775-platform driver still works as
> it did previously, which would be good to confirm -- you'll need to
> enable CONFIG_SENSORS_NCT6775_PLATFORM now to build it.


> From what I've been able to find about that board though it looks like
> it doesn't have a BMC, so testing the i2c driver on it probably isn't
> going to be possible. (Even if it does in fact have a BMC, it would
> require at least a partial port of OpenBMC or similar, and re-flashing
> your BMC firmware with that, and is hence a non-trivial undertaking.)

It should have, the BMC is based on RTL8117, although I have no idea if it is something that can be called true IPMI as I've never enabled/used it.


> Zev

Oleksandr Natalenko (post-factum)

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