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Date:	Sat, 11 Aug 2007 17:48:41 +0200
From:	Stefan Richter <stefanr@...6.in-berlin.de>
To:	Jean Delvare <khali@...ux-fr.org>
CC:	"Mark M. Hoffman" <mhoffman@...htlink.com>,
	lm-sensors@...sensors.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.23-rc1 regression: hwmon/w83627ehf: wrong fan speed

> Jean Delvare wrote:
>> So my theory is that something else (BIOS, ACPI?)

(ksensors?)

>> is changing the bank,
>> probably to read temperature values which are in banks 1 and 2, causing
>> the w83627ehf to get a wrong value for the VBAT register. If I am
>> right, then the attached patch should help. Please give it a try and
>> report.

This patch fixes the issue.  (I didn't reboot, only reloaded the drivers
after patching.)

Thanks for your help and advice.
-- 
Stefan Richter
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