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authorJean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>2005-06-23 23:37:53 +0200
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2005-07-11 14:10:36 -0700
commit089bd86632769051f15cd7387eebe126d18f151f (patch)
tree57637f07d7cb28543db158d2457804e968d2a021 /Documentation/i2c
parent9ab1ee2ab7d65979c0f14a60ee1f29f8988f5811 (diff)
[PATCH] I2C: max6875 documentation update
Here is a proposed documentation update for the new max6875 i2c chip driver. Signed-off-by: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
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diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875 b/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875
index b4fb49b41813..b02002898a09 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/chips/max6875
@@ -2,10 +2,10 @@ Kernel driver max6875
Supported chips:
- * Maxim max6874, max6875
- Prefixes: 'max6875'
+ * Maxim MAX6874, MAX6875
+ Prefix: 'max6875'
Addresses scanned: 0x50, 0x52
- Datasheets:
+ Datasheet:
Author: Ben Gardner <bgardner@wabtec.com>
@@ -23,14 +23,26 @@ Module Parameters
-The MAXIM max6875 is a EEPROM-programmable power-supply sequencer/supervisor.
+The Maxim MAX6875 is an EEPROM-programmable power-supply sequencer/supervisor.
It provides timed outputs that can be used as a watchdog, if properly wired.
It also provides 512 bytes of user EEPROM.
-At reset, the max6875 reads the configuration eeprom into its configuration
+At reset, the MAX6875 reads the configuration EEPROM into its configuration
registers. The chip then begins to operate according to the values in the
+The Maxim MAX6874 is a similar, mostly compatible device, with more intputs
+and outputs:
+ vin gpi vout
+MAX6874 6 4 8
+MAX6875 4 3 5
+MAX6874 chips can have four different addresses (as opposed to only two for
+the MAX6875). The additional addresses (0x54 and 0x56) are not probed by
+this driver by default, but the probe module parameter can be used if
See the datasheet for details on how to program the EEPROM.