LM63SW-LINUX

Linux Driver for LM63

LM63SW-LINUX

Overview

The Linux driver supports the LM63 series of Remote Diode Temperature Sensors. 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:
  • lm63
  • lm64
  • lm96163
Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/hwmon/lm63.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/i2c/trivial-devices.txt
  3. Documentation/hwmon/lm63
Source Files

drivers/hwmon/lm63.c

Linux Device Tree Documentation

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

Other Files

Documentation/hwmon/lm63

 

Enabling Driver Support

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

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: SENSORS_LM63 [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: National Semiconductor LM63 and compatibles
  Location:
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Hardware Monitoring support (HWMON [=y])
  Defined at drivers/hwmon/Kconfig:890
  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.

 

Digital temperature sensors
LM63 1 remote and local temperature sensor with fan control LM64 1 remote and local temp sensor with fan control and 5 GPIO's LM96163 1 remote and local temp sensor with beta compensation and fan control

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