Linux Driver for LM80 LM80SW-LINUX (ACTIVE)

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Description

The Linux driver supports the LM80 series of System Hardware Monitors. 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:

  • lm80
  • lm96080

 

Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/hwmon/lm80.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/trivial-devices.txt
  3. Documentation/hwmon/lm80

Source Files

drivers/hwmon/lm80.c

Linux Device Tree Documenation

Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/trivial-devices.txt

Other Files

Documentation/hwmon/lm80

 

Enabling Driver Support

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

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: SENSORS_LM80 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: National Semiconductor LM80 and LM96080
  Location:
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Hardware Monitoring support (HWMON [=y])
  Defined at drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:974
  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 (2)

Part Number Name Product Family
LM80  Serial Interface ACPI-Compatible Microprocessor System Hardware Monitor  Specialty sensors 
LM96080  1 local temp sensor with fan speed and power supply voltage monitor  Temperature sensors 

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