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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] 2.6.24-rc4 hwmon it87 probe fails
Mike Houston wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 23:42:15 +0100
> Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> wrote:
>
>
>> On Sun, 09 Dec 2007 16:12:25 -0500, Elvis Pranskevichus wrote:
>>
>
>
>>> This indeed looks like a broken ACPI BIOS since the
>>> aforementioned commit touches only the PNP ACPI driver. I'm not
>>> sure how to work around this, though. Ideas?
>>>
>> Complaining to Gigabyte seems to be the best approach.
>>
>
> I just happen to have a Windows Vista installation on this box as
> well, and I just thought to check. Sorry, I wish I'd have thought of
> it sooner but I don't go there often. You folks might be interested
> to know that Windows appears to have the same silly problem with the
> i/o resources (from Device Manager):
>
> [000000290 - 000000294] Motherboard resources
> [000000290 - 00000029F] Motherboard resources
>
> I don't have anything that reads sensors in Windows though, so I
> couldn't tell you if it could access that it87 chip or not.
>
> So this pretty much confirms that it's a motherboard/bios issue.
>
> Mike Houston
>
>

I'm seeing this exact problem on an Asus Nforce4 based board. Prior to
moving to 2.6.24-rc4 it worked just fine. No additional acpi options
were selected in kernel config.

So add Asus A8N-E to the list of broken pnpacpi



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