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    SubjectRe: [bug] CONFIG_I2C_VIAPRO=y breaks skge
    On Thu, 29 Jan 2009 15:27:59 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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    > * Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> wrote:
    > > This VIA chipset is the bridge over which the bugs run. Blaming on it
    > > for the problem you've hit would be similar to blaming the USB host
    > > controller driver for a bug that is in the USB keyboard or mouse driver.
    > >
    > > The "other I2C drivers" don't run frequently at all now that you've
    > > disabled i2c-viapro. Without an I2C bus to probe on the machine, these
    > > drivers don't do anything.
    >
    > ah, okay - i see - what i thought to be a surgical workaround has cut off
    > the whole leg. Will go back to find the ailing muscle instead.

    Exactly.

    > > So, again, if you are still willing to help me solve the problem, please
    > > boot the bad kernel and run:
    > >
    > > $ ls -l /sys/bus/i2c/devices/*/driver
    > >
    > > Then we'll know which drivers attached to I2C devices on your SMBus.
    > > Figuring out which one shouldn't have will likely be straightforward.
    >
    > will take some time - but i'll revisit it.
    >
    > Could you give me a short list of I2C driver .config options i should
    > disable one by one (instead of viapro) ?

    I can't tell you before you give me the output of
    ls -l /sys/bus/i2c/devices/*/driver
    for the broken system.

    --
    Jean Delvare


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