Linux Driver for AMC6821 AMC6821SW-LINUX (ACTIVE)

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Description

The Linux driver supports the AMC6821 Temperature Monitoring and Fan Control. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the Hardware Monitoring sub-system.

 

Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through git.ti.com: N/A

Supported Devices:

  • amc6821

 

Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/hwmon/amc6821.c
  2. Documentation/hwmon/amc6821

Source Files

drivers/hwmon/amc6821.c

Other Files

Documentation/hwmon/amc6821

 

Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or
"make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: SENSORS_AMC6821 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: Texas Instruments AMC6821
  Location:
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Hardware Monitoring support (HWMON [=y])
  Defined at drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:1433
  Depends on: HWMON [=y] && I2C [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements

 

If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to this
driver please either

1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Here

or

2.  Contact your TI representative.

 

TI Devices (1)

Part Number Name Product Family
AMC6821  1 remote and local temp sensor with automatic fan speed control and fault detection  Temperature sensors 

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