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43.2.0 (2010-10-10)
5  libsensors: Increase MAX_SENSORS_PER_TYPE to 24
6              Map individual beep features
7              Change license to LGPL
8  pwmconfig: Sample all fan speeds before returning to full speed (#2380)
9             Wait for fans to return to full speed only once per PWM
10             Drop legacy invocations of cut
11  sensors.conf.default: W83667HG config is similar to W83627EHF/DHG
12  sensord: Fix support of multiple chips (#2377)
13  sensors: Properly handle sensor input read errors
14  sensors-detect: Give udev time to settle before accessing i2c nodes
15                  Add support for Intel PCH (SMBus)
16                  Add support for SMSC EMC1403 and EMC1404
17                  Fix detection of RB-C3 AMD Family 10h CPU
18                  Add support for SMSC EMC2103
19                  Add support for Fintek F71889ED
20                  Add support for ITE IT8721F
21                  Fix Maxim MAX6690 support
22                  Fix handling of duplicate detections
23                  Add support for STMicroelectronics STTS424
24                  Add support for NXP SE97 / SE97B
25                  Add reference to NCT6771F/NCT6772F/NCT6775F
26                  Add support for several JC42.4 compliant temperature sensors
27                  Add support for ITE IT8512E/F and IT8758E
293.1.2 (2010-02-02)
30  libsensors: Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
31              Add support for HID devices
32  fancontrol: Check that all referenced sysfs files exist
33              Check that all devices match the configuration file
34  pwmconfig: Exit immediately if not root
35             Save device paths and names in configuration file
36  sensors.conf.default: Encourage user to not modify this file
37                        Add a section for adt7473 and adt7475
38                        Add a section for adt7476 and adt7490
39  sensord: Don't name our variables "alarm"
40           Major refactoring including
41           - Cleanup of huge functions
42           - Remove needless casts
43           - Fix coding style
44           - Break long lines
45           - Make functions more robust
46           - Remove unused return value
47           - Make CGI script more XHTML compatible
48  sensors: Fix iconv-related build warning in set_degstr
49  sensors-detect: Refer to tmp401 driver if TMP411 is detected
50                  Clean up the discovery of i2c adapters
51                  Report unsupported Access Bus adapters
52                  Add detection for TI's TMP421, TMP422 and TMP423 chips
53                  The SMSC LPC47M233 isn't currently supported
54                  Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
55                  Rename the modprobe configuration file to lm_sensors.conf
56                  Only report AMD Family 10h CPU with working sensors
57                  Add detection for AMD Family 11h thermal sensors
58                  Add detection for Intel Atom thermal sensors
59                  Add detection for National Semiconductor LM73
60                  Add SMBus detection for AMD Hudson-2
61                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83667HG-B and W83677HG-I
62                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7490
63                  Refer to f71882fg driver if F71889FG is detected
64                  Add detecton for Fintek F71869FG
65                  Detect ADT7473 at 0x2c and 0x2d
66                  More known revisions for the ADT7476
67                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83L771AWG/ASG
68                  Add detection for VIA Nano
69                  Add detection for Texas Instruments AMC6821
70                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7411
71  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Fix exit code
733.1.1 (2009-06-21)
74  isadump: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
75  isaset: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
76  libsensors: Don't rely on dirent->dt_type being set
77              New method to free the memory allocated for chip names
78  Makefile: Include generated source files in dependency checking
79            Make it possible to skip building of the static library
80  fancontrol: Add support for absolute path to hwmon devices
81  sensord: Remove the hidden commandline interface
82           Introduce struct sensord_arguments
83           Using sigaction for signal handlers
84           Convert to linux coding style
85           Cleanup and refactoring of the source code
86           Don't use the system log when generating a CGI script
87           Disable unit scaling for fan speeds
88           Use daemon logging facility instead of local4 by default
89           Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
90  sensors: Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
91  sensors-detect: Add nNidia nForce MCP78S SMBus detection
92                  Display Super-I/O address even if LD is disabled
93                  Differentiate between PC8374L and WPCD377I
94                  Use dmidecode to find IPMI interfaces if available
95                  Add Nuvoton W83795G/ADG detection
96                  Add National Semiconductor LM95241 detection
97                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83627DHG-P and W83627UHG detection
993.1.0 "Happy Birthday Lina" (2009-02-28)
100  libsensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
101              Add support for current sensors
102              Fix error propagation during expression evaluation
103              Detect excessive recursion depth during expression eval (#2365)
104              Return a string rather than NULL for unknown errors
105              Skip non-file sysfs entries for speed
106              Fix memory leak in scanner when using flex 2.5.9 or later
107              Report configuration file read errors
108              Exit the configuration file parser sooner
109              Free bus statements from the configuration file sooner
110              Read extra configuration files from /etc/sensors.d (#2174)
111              Report the configuration file name on parse errors
112              Add support for ACPI devices
113  libsensors.3: Reformat for clarity
114                Document function sensors_snprintf_chip_name
115                Document error-related functions
116  lm_sensors.init: Support new format of /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
117                   Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
118  lm_sensors.init.suse: Delete (actual SuSE script is much different)
119  Makefile: Install sensors.conf.default instead of (#2333)
120  pwmconfig: Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
121  fancontrol: Don't round temperature values
122              Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
123              Exit if configuration file can't be read
124              Create pid file only after successful initialization
125  maxilife scripts: Delete (driver never ported to Linux 2.6)
126  sensord: Accept negative temperatures in RRD database
127           Don't bail out on transient errors (#2330)
128  sensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
129           Add support for current sensors
130           Fix exit code in error case
131  sensors.conf.5: Lots of additions and reworks
132  sensors.conf.default: New, minimum version of (#2333)
133                        Add sections for the SMSC SCH311x and SCH5027
134 The LM99 offset is now handled in the lm90 driver
135                   Move help section to sensors.conf.5
136                   Add a section for the Asus/Fintek F8000
137  sensors-detect: Fix detection of ADT7463 and LM96000
138                  Add VIA VX800/VX820 SMBus support
139                  Fix detection of Intel 5000 series FB-DIMM AMB
140                  Fix detection of ADT7462
141                  Fix detection of SMSC LPC47M292
142                  Add SMSC LPC47M233 support
143                  Drop support for Linux 2.4 (#2325)
144                  Handle special case chips more efficiently
145                  Fix SMBus detection of W83627EHF and W83627DHG
146                  Get I2C adapter driver names from sysfs (#2328)
147                  Drop old SiS I2C adapter entries
148                  Drop separate LM78-J entry
149                  Merge all Mozart-2 entries
150                  Merge both GL518SM entries into one
151                  Complete GL520SM detection
152                  Improve GL525SM detection a bit
153                  Let kernel 2.6.28 and later handle chips aliases
154                  Unload kernel drivers when we are done with them (#2329)
155                  Fix handling of bus driver names with an underscore
156                  Simplify loading of bus drivers
157                  Fix bus number prediction logic (#2327)
158                  Suggest the sbs driver for smart batteries
159                  Drop alias detection for Super-I/O chips
160                  Move alias detection after all chip detections
161                  Probe chip types from safest to more risky (#2322)
162                  Add an option to skip ISA probes except IPMI
163                  Skip ISA detection by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
164                  Do not scan I2C adapters on multimedia cards by default
165                  Skip SMBus probing by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
166                  Display I2C address statictics with --stat
167                  Document the new detection order and rules
168                  Gather DMI data and print it at start-up
169                  Always probe the SMBus on Asus, Tyan and Supermicro boards
170                  Move IPMI interface detection to its own section
171                  Skip IPMI probing on laptops
172                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83667HG support
173                  Add Intel Core I7 support
174                  Generate new format for /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
175                  Print warnings about missing modules on screen
176                  Fix detection of older DS1621
177                  Add nNidia nForce MCP67, MCP73, MCP79 SMBus support
178                  Exclude auto-loaded PCI and USB drivers from list (#2368)
179                  Special case probing i2c address 0x73 (to not crash FSC ICs)
180                  Add detection of FSC Hades and Syleus IC's
181                  Add detection of Winbond WPCD377I (no sensors)
182 Delete (functionality merged into sensors-detect)
183  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Sample config file conversion script (#2246)
1853.0.3 (2008-09-28)
186  libsensors: Avoid namespace pollution
187  fancontrol: Don't use named pipes when we don't need them (#2319)
188  pwmconfig: Tell the user about gnuplot if it isn't installed
189             Fix MINSTOP and MINSTART test functions (#2340)
190             Test MINSTOP before MINSTART
191             Use better step values for MINSTOP test
192             Print the revision and date at start-up
193             Detect and report obviously incorrect fan speeds
194             Determine MINSTOP automatically
195             Skip MINSTOP and MINSTART tests if fan can't stop
196             Change default for MINTEMP from 0 to 20 degrees C
197             Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
198             Update manual page
199 Drop "label temp#_crit" statements
200  sensors-detect: Add Intel SCH (bus) support
201                  Add SMSC EMC6D103 support
202                  Improve MAX6657, MAX6658, MAX6659 detection
203                  Cache the byte data reads (#2326)
204                  Add Maxim MAX6654/MAX6690 support
205                  Add National Semiconductor LM95231 support
206                  Add Analog Devices ADT7481 support
207                  Refactor alias detection functions
208                  Fix Andigilog aSC7621 support
209                  Add Texas Instruments THMC51 support
210                  Fix Analog Devices ADT7461 support
211                  Add VIA C7 support
212                  Fix Winbond W83L786NR/NG/R/G support (#2336)
213                  Add Maxim MAX6646/MAX6647/MAX6649 support
214                  Add VIA VT1212 support
215                  Add SMSC EMC2700LPC support
216                  Add ITE IT8720F support
217                  Add Texas Instruments TMP411 support
218                  Prevent misdetection of W83627DHG on I2C as LM78
219                  W83627DHG has no subclients
220                  Add Maxim MAX1618 support
2223.0.2 (2008-05-18)
223  documentation: Delete the FAQ, now maintained on the wiki
224  libsensors: Use __func__ instead of __FUNCTION__
225              Parse the configuration file in C locale
226              Late compute statements override early ones
227              Support virtual hwmon devices (#2309)
228              Support power and energy sensors
229              Support DOS-style configuration files again (#2284)
230  pwmconfig: Don't create the configuration file before it's needed
231             Don't preserve configuration file customizations
232             Fix permissions of the configuration file
233             Don't start if fancontrol is running (#2299)
234  fancontrol: Don't start if already running (#2299)
235              Delete at exit time (#2299)
236  sensord: Fix support of multiple chip names on the command line (#2321)
237  sensors: Print energy and power sensors with automatically scaled units
238  sensors-detect: Add SMSC SCH5027D detection
239                  Do not access I/O ports on PPC
240                  Move south bridge sensor detection to the right section
241                  Run chip_special_cases() earlier
242                  New device ID for the SMSC SCH5317
243                  Add SMSC SCH5127 detection
244                  Add National Semiconductor LM64 detection
245                  Add Asus F8000 detection
246                  Add Intel ICH10 (bus) detection
247                  Don't probe I2C addresses 0x40-0x47
248                  Fix the parsing of I2C addresses not to scan
249                  Detect and skip 1-register-only I2C devices
250                  Avoid SMBus word transactions where possible
251                  Add Dallas DS1631 detection
2533.0.1 (2008-01-28)
254  documentation: Update the application writing guidelines
255  libsensors: No longer depend on libsysfs (#2262)
256              Don't guess the bus type from the device ID format (#2240)
257              Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
258  Makefile: No warnings about ld configuration for staged installations
259            Document the variable overriding mechanism (#2296)
260  pwmconfig: Really hide errors on sysfs writes
261             Deal gracefully with read-only pwm_enable files
262             Warn about outputs found in automatic mode
263             Repeat available configuration options before prompt (#2289)
264             Fix duplicate warning message when config file is broken
265  fancontrol: Detect improperly formatted FCTEMPS value (#2293)
266  sensord: Fix rrd support (#2276)
267           Use the same colors for daily and weekly charts
268           Drop workaround needed by old versions of rrdtool
269  sensors: Fix error path on library initialization error
270 Fix voltage value references (g520sm, lm80, pc87366)
271  sensors-detect: Drop PCA9540 detection
272                  Improve sysconfig and modprobe.d integration
273                  Add SMSC SCH5514D-NS detection (no sensors)
274                  Lower the confidence of MAX6650/MAX6651
275                  Add Fintek F71858DG detection
276                  Add Fintek F81216D detection (no sensors)
277  unhide_ICH_SMBus: Add support for the 82801AA (ICH)
2793.0.0 (2007-11-24)
280  Makefile: Fix MODULE_DIR usage in etc
281            Fix build on PPC
282  pwmconfig: Better diagnostics in pwmdisable
283             Give the fans some time to spin up
284  sensors-detect: Add Texas Instruments TMP401 detection
285                  Mention the f75375s driver
286                  Add SMSC LPC47B367-NC detection (no sensors)
287                  Reduce w83781d/lm78 I2C address probing range
288                  Add Intel Celeron 4xx and Penryn (CPU on 45nm) detection
2903.0.0-rc3 (2007-10-28)
291  libsensors: Add a default configuration file
292              Fix memory leaks on initialization error
293              Make the configuration file optional
294              Change the default configuration file to /etc/sensors3.conf
295  sensord: Reload config on SIGHUP rather than automatically
296           No default configuration file name
297  sensors: Fix file handle leak on library initialization error
298           Handle the case where voltage measurements aren't available
299           No default configuration file name
300           Install as sensors again
301 Install as sensors3.conf
302  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC LPC47B357/M967 detection
303                  Select the right driver for FSC chips
304 Handle alternative chip lists
3063.0.0-rc2 (2007-10-10)
307  useful_addresses.html: Moved to the wiki
308  Makefile: Add sensors-conf-convert to make install
309  libsensors: Notify the caller when writing a value fails
310              Differentiate between different read error types
311              Report I/O errors as such
312  sensord: Log the error code on failure
313           Drop the configuration file search path mechanism (#2259)
314           Manual page update
315  sensors: Fix spurious critical temperature alarm
316           Print error messages to stderr
317           Make error messages more helpful and consistent
318           Better handling of the fault flags
319  sensors-conf-convert: Add a short help text
320  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC SCH311x detection
321                  Add AMD K10 CPU sensor detection
3233.0.0-rc1 (2007-09-25)
324  Initial release
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