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    Subject[PATCH] I2C: max6875 documentation update
    [PATCH] I2C: max6875 documentation update

    Here is a proposed documentation update for the new max6875 i2c chip

    Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <>
    Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>

    commit 089bd86632769051f15cd7387eebe126d18f151f
    tree 57637f07d7cb28543db158d2457804e968d2a021
    parent 9ab1ee2ab7d65979c0f14a60ee1f29f8988f5811
    author Jean Delvare <> Thu, 23 Jun 2005 23:37:53 +0200
    committer Greg Kroah-Hartman <> Mon, 11 Jul 2005 14:10:36 -0700

    Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875 | 22 +++++++++++++++++-----
    1 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875 b/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875
    --- a/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875
    +++ b/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875
    @@ -2,10 +2,10 @@ Kernel driver max6875

    Supported chips:
    - * Maxim max6874, max6875
    - Prefixes: 'max6875'
    + * Maxim MAX6874, MAX6875
    + Prefix: 'max6875'
    Addresses scanned: 0x50, 0x52
    - Datasheets:
    + Datasheet:

    Author: Ben Gardner <>
    @@ -23,14 +23,26 @@ Module Parameters

    -The MAXIM max6875 is a EEPROM-programmable power-supply sequencer/supervisor.
    +The Maxim MAX6875 is an EEPROM-programmable power-supply sequencer/supervisor.
    It provides timed outputs that can be used as a watchdog, if properly wired.
    It also provides 512 bytes of user EEPROM.

    -At reset, the max6875 reads the configuration eeprom into its configuration
    +At reset, the MAX6875 reads the configuration EEPROM into its configuration
    registers. The chip then begins to operate according to the values in the

    +The Maxim MAX6874 is a similar, mostly compatible device, with more intputs
    +and outputs:
    + vin gpi vout
    +MAX6874 6 4 8
    +MAX6875 4 3 5
    +MAX6874 chips can have four different addresses (as opposed to only two for
    +the MAX6875). The additional addresses (0x54 and 0x56) are not probed by
    +this driver by default, but the probe module parameter can be used if
    See the datasheet for details on how to program the EEPROM.

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