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Revision 5836, 15.9 KB (checked in by khali, 5 years ago)

Properly handle read errors from sensor inputs. Report them as "N/A".
This happens with a couple drivers for devices with inputs which
can come and go.

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5  libsensors: Increase MAX_SENSORS_PER_TYPE to 24
6  sensord: Fix support of multiple chips (#2377)
7  sensors: Properly handle sensor input read errors
8  sensors-detect: Give udev time to settle before accessing i2c nodes
9                  Add support for Intel PCH (SMBus)
10                  Add support for SMSC EMC1403 and EMC1404
11
123.1.2 (2010-02-02)
13  libsensors: Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
14              Add support for HID devices
15  fancontrol: Check that all referenced sysfs files exist
16              Check that all devices match the configuration file
17  pwmconfig: Exit immediately if not root
18             Save device paths and names in configuration file
19  sensors.conf.default: Encourage user to not modify this file
20                        Add a section for adt7473 and adt7475
21                        Add a section for adt7476 and adt7490
22  sensord: Don't name our variables "alarm"
23           Major refactoring including
24           - Cleanup of huge functions
25           - Remove needless casts
26           - Fix coding style
27           - Break long lines
28           - Make functions more robust
29           - Remove unused return value
30           - Make CGI script more XHTML compatible
31  sensors: Fix iconv-related build warning in set_degstr
32  sensors-detect: Refer to tmp401 driver if TMP411 is detected
33                  Clean up the discovery of i2c adapters
34                  Report unsupported Access Bus adapters
35                  Add detection for TI's TMP421, TMP422 and TMP423 chips
36                  The SMSC LPC47M233 isn't currently supported
37                  Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
38                  Rename the modprobe configuration file to lm_sensors.conf
39                  Only report AMD Family 10h CPU with working sensors
40                  Add detection for AMD Family 11h thermal sensors
41                  Add detection for Intel Atom thermal sensors
42                  Add detection for National Semiconductor LM73
43                  Add SMBus detection for AMD Hudson-2
44                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83667HG-B and W83677HG-I
45                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7490
46                  Refer to f71882fg driver if F71889FG is detected
47                  Add detecton for Fintek F71869FG
48                  Detect ADT7473 at 0x2c and 0x2d
49                  More known revisions for the ADT7476
50                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83L771AWG/ASG
51                  Add detection for VIA Nano
52                  Add detection for Texas Instruments AMC6821
53                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7411
54  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Fix exit code
55
563.1.1 (2009-06-21)
57  isadump: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
58  isaset: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
59  libsensors: Don't rely on dirent->dt_type being set
60              New method to free the memory allocated for chip names
61  Makefile: Include generated source files in dependency checking
62            Make it possible to skip building of the static library
63  fancontrol: Add support for absolute path to hwmon devices
64  sensord: Remove the hidden commandline interface
65           Introduce struct sensord_arguments
66           Using sigaction for signal handlers
67           Convert to linux coding style
68           Cleanup and refactoring of the source code
69           Don't use the system log when generating a CGI script
70           Disable unit scaling for fan speeds
71           Use daemon logging facility instead of local4 by default
72           Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
73  sensors: Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
74  sensors-detect: Add nNidia nForce MCP78S SMBus detection
75                  Display Super-I/O address even if LD is disabled
76                  Differentiate between PC8374L and WPCD377I
77                  Use dmidecode to find IPMI interfaces if available
78                  Add Nuvoton W83795G/ADG detection
79                  Add National Semiconductor LM95241 detection
80                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83627DHG-P and W83627UHG detection
81
823.1.0 "Happy Birthday Lina" (2009-02-28)
83  libsensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
84              Add support for current sensors
85              Fix error propagation during expression evaluation
86              Detect excessive recursion depth during expression eval (#2365)
87              Return a string rather than NULL for unknown errors
88              Skip non-file sysfs entries for speed
89              Fix memory leak in scanner when using flex 2.5.9 or later
90              Report configuration file read errors
91              Exit the configuration file parser sooner
92              Free bus statements from the configuration file sooner
93              Read extra configuration files from /etc/sensors.d (#2174)
94              Report the configuration file name on parse errors
95              Add support for ACPI devices
96  libsensors.3: Reformat for clarity
97                Document function sensors_snprintf_chip_name
98                Document error-related functions
99  lm_sensors.init: Support new format of /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
100                   Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
101  lm_sensors.init.suse: Delete (actual SuSE script is much different)
102  Makefile: Install sensors.conf.default instead of sensors.conf.eg (#2333)
103  pwmconfig: Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
104  fancontrol: Don't round temperature values
105              Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
106              Exit if configuration file can't be read
107              Create pid file only after successful initialization
108  maxilife scripts: Delete (driver never ported to Linux 2.6)
109  sensord: Accept negative temperatures in RRD database
110           Don't bail out on transient errors (#2330)
111  sensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
112           Add support for current sensors
113           Fix exit code in error case
114  sensors.conf.5: Lots of additions and reworks
115  sensors.conf.default: New, minimum version of sensors.conf.eg (#2333)
116                        Add sections for the SMSC SCH311x and SCH5027
117  sensors.conf.eg: The LM99 offset is now handled in the lm90 driver
118                   Move help section to sensors.conf.5
119                   Add a section for the Asus/Fintek F8000
120  sensors-detect: Fix detection of ADT7463 and LM96000
121                  Add VIA VX800/VX820 SMBus support
122                  Fix detection of Intel 5000 series FB-DIMM AMB
123                  Fix detection of ADT7462
124                  Fix detection of SMSC LPC47M292
125                  Add SMSC LPC47M233 support
126                  Drop support for Linux 2.4 (#2325)
127                  Handle special case chips more efficiently
128                  Fix SMBus detection of W83627EHF and W83627DHG
129                  Get I2C adapter driver names from sysfs (#2328)
130                  Drop old SiS I2C adapter entries
131                  Drop separate LM78-J entry
132                  Merge all Mozart-2 entries
133                  Merge both GL518SM entries into one
134                  Complete GL520SM detection
135                  Improve GL525SM detection a bit
136                  Let kernel 2.6.28 and later handle chips aliases
137                  Unload kernel drivers when we are done with them (#2329)
138                  Fix handling of bus driver names with an underscore
139                  Simplify loading of bus drivers
140                  Fix bus number prediction logic (#2327)
141                  Suggest the sbs driver for smart batteries
142                  Drop alias detection for Super-I/O chips
143                  Move alias detection after all chip detections
144                  Probe chip types from safest to more risky (#2322)
145                  Add an option to skip ISA probes except IPMI
146                  Skip ISA detection by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
147                  Do not scan I2C adapters on multimedia cards by default
148                  Skip SMBus probing by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
149                  Display I2C address statictics with --stat
150                  Document the new detection order and rules
151                  Gather DMI data and print it at start-up
152                  Always probe the SMBus on Asus, Tyan and Supermicro boards
153                  Move IPMI interface detection to its own section
154                  Skip IPMI probing on laptops
155                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83667HG support
156                  Add Intel Core I7 support
157                  Generate new format for /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
158                  Print warnings about missing modules on screen
159                  Fix detection of older DS1621
160                  Add nNidia nForce MCP67, MCP73, MCP79 SMBus support
161                  Exclude auto-loaded PCI and USB drivers from list (#2368)
162                  Special case probing i2c address 0x73 (to not crash FSC ICs)
163                  Add detection of FSC Hades and Syleus IC's
164                  Add detection of Winbond WPCD377I (no sensors)
165  sensors-detect-stat.pl: Delete (functionality merged into sensors-detect)
166  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Sample config file conversion script (#2246)
167
1683.0.3 (2008-09-28)
169  libsensors: Avoid namespace pollution
170  fancontrol: Don't use named pipes when we don't need them (#2319)
171  pwmconfig: Tell the user about gnuplot if it isn't installed
172             Fix MINSTOP and MINSTART test functions (#2340)
173             Test MINSTOP before MINSTART
174             Use better step values for MINSTOP test
175             Print the revision and date at start-up
176             Detect and report obviously incorrect fan speeds
177             Determine MINSTOP automatically
178             Skip MINSTOP and MINSTART tests if fan can't stop
179             Change default for MINTEMP from 0 to 20 degrees C
180             Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
181             Update manual page
182  sensors.conf.eg: Drop "label temp#_crit" statements
183  sensors-detect: Add Intel SCH (bus) support
184                  Add SMSC EMC6D103 support
185                  Improve MAX6657, MAX6658, MAX6659 detection
186                  Cache the byte data reads (#2326)
187                  Add Maxim MAX6654/MAX6690 support
188                  Add National Semiconductor LM95231 support
189                  Add Analog Devices ADT7481 support
190                  Refactor alias detection functions
191                  Fix Andigilog aSC7621 support
192                  Add Texas Instruments THMC51 support
193                  Fix Analog Devices ADT7461 support
194                  Add VIA C7 support
195                  Fix Winbond W83L786NR/NG/R/G support (#2336)
196                  Add Maxim MAX6646/MAX6647/MAX6649 support
197                  Add VIA VT1212 support
198                  Add SMSC EMC2700LPC support
199                  Add ITE IT8720F support
200                  Add Texas Instruments TMP411 support
201                  Prevent misdetection of W83627DHG on I2C as LM78
202                  W83627DHG has no subclients
203                  Add Maxim MAX1618 support
204
2053.0.2 (2008-05-18)
206  documentation: Delete the FAQ, now maintained on the wiki
207  libsensors: Use __func__ instead of __FUNCTION__
208              Parse the configuration file in C locale
209              Late compute statements override early ones
210              Support virtual hwmon devices (#2309)
211              Support power and energy sensors
212              Support DOS-style configuration files again (#2284)
213  pwmconfig: Don't create the configuration file before it's needed
214             Don't preserve configuration file customizations
215             Fix permissions of the configuration file
216             Don't start if fancontrol is running (#2299)
217  fancontrol: Don't start if already running (#2299)
218              Delete fancontrol.pid at exit time (#2299)
219  sensord: Fix support of multiple chip names on the command line (#2321)
220  sensors: Print energy and power sensors with automatically scaled units
221  sensors-detect: Add SMSC SCH5027D detection
222                  Do not access I/O ports on PPC
223                  Move south bridge sensor detection to the right section
224                  Run chip_special_cases() earlier
225                  New device ID for the SMSC SCH5317
226                  Add SMSC SCH5127 detection
227                  Add National Semiconductor LM64 detection
228                  Add Asus F8000 detection
229                  Add Intel ICH10 (bus) detection
230                  Don't probe I2C addresses 0x40-0x47
231                  Fix the parsing of I2C addresses not to scan
232                  Detect and skip 1-register-only I2C devices
233                  Avoid SMBus word transactions where possible
234                  Add Dallas DS1631 detection
235
2363.0.1 (2008-01-28)
237  documentation: Update the application writing guidelines
238  libsensors: No longer depend on libsysfs (#2262)
239              Don't guess the bus type from the device ID format (#2240)
240              Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
241  Makefile: No warnings about ld configuration for staged installations
242            Document the variable overriding mechanism (#2296)
243  pwmconfig: Really hide errors on sysfs writes
244             Deal gracefully with read-only pwm_enable files
245             Warn about outputs found in automatic mode
246             Repeat available configuration options before prompt (#2289)
247             Fix duplicate warning message when config file is broken
248  fancontrol: Detect improperly formatted FCTEMPS value (#2293)
249  sensord: Fix rrd support (#2276)
250           Use the same colors for daily and weekly charts
251           Drop workaround needed by old versions of rrdtool
252  sensors: Fix error path on library initialization error
253  sensors.conf.eg: Fix voltage value references (g520sm, lm80, pc87366)
254  sensors-detect: Drop PCA9540 detection
255                  Improve sysconfig and modprobe.d integration
256                  Add SMSC SCH5514D-NS detection (no sensors)
257                  Lower the confidence of MAX6650/MAX6651
258                  Add Fintek F71858DG detection
259                  Add Fintek F81216D detection (no sensors)
260  unhide_ICH_SMBus: Add support for the 82801AA (ICH)
261
2623.0.0 (2007-11-24)
263  Makefile: Fix MODULE_DIR usage in etc
264            Fix build on PPC
265  pwmconfig: Better diagnostics in pwmdisable
266             Give the fans some time to spin up
267  sensors-detect: Add Texas Instruments TMP401 detection
268                  Mention the f75375s driver
269                  Add SMSC LPC47B367-NC detection (no sensors)
270                  Reduce w83781d/lm78 I2C address probing range
271                  Add Intel Celeron 4xx and Penryn (CPU on 45nm) detection
272
2733.0.0-rc3 (2007-10-28)
274  libsensors: Add a default configuration file
275              Fix memory leaks on initialization error
276              Make the configuration file optional
277              Change the default configuration file to /etc/sensors3.conf
278  sensord: Reload config on SIGHUP rather than automatically
279           No default configuration file name
280  sensors: Fix file handle leak on library initialization error
281           Handle the case where voltage measurements aren't available
282           No default configuration file name
283           Install as sensors again
284  sensors.conf.eg: Install as sensors3.conf
285  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC LPC47B357/M967 detection
286                  Select the right driver for FSC chips
287  sensors-detect-stat.pl: Handle alternative chip lists
288
2893.0.0-rc2 (2007-10-10)
290  useful_addresses.html: Moved to the wiki
291  Makefile: Add sensors-conf-convert to make install
292  libsensors: Notify the caller when writing a value fails
293              Differentiate between different read error types
294              Report I/O errors as such
295  sensord: Log the error code on failure
296           Drop the configuration file search path mechanism (#2259)
297           Manual page update
298  sensors: Fix spurious critical temperature alarm
299           Print error messages to stderr
300           Make error messages more helpful and consistent
301           Better handling of the fault flags
302  sensors-conf-convert: Add a short help text
303  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC SCH311x detection
304                  Add AMD K10 CPU sensor detection
305
3063.0.0-rc1 (2007-09-25)
307  Initial release
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