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+Kernel driver i2c-viapro
+
+Supported adapters:
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C596A/B
+ Datasheet: Sometimes available at the VIA website
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686A/B
+ Datasheet: Sometimes available at the VIA website
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8231, VT8233, VT8233A
+ Datasheet: available on request from VIA
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235, VT8237R, VT8237A, VT8237S, VT8251
+ Datasheet: available on request and under NDA from VIA
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. CX700
+ Datasheet: available on request and under NDA from VIA
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VX800/VX820
+ Datasheet: available on http://linux.via.com.tw
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VX855/VX875
+ Datasheet: available on http://linux.via.com.tw
+
+ * VIA Technologies, Inc. VX900
+ Datasheet: available on http://linux.via.com.tw
+
+Authors:
+ Kyösti Mälkki <kmalkki@cc.hut.fi>,
+ Mark D. Studebaker <mdsxyz123@yahoo.com>,
+ Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
+
+Module Parameters
+-----------------
+
+* force: int
+ Forcibly enable the SMBus controller. DANGEROUS!
+* force_addr: int
+ Forcibly enable the SMBus at the given address. EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!
+
+Description
+-----------
+
+i2c-viapro is a true SMBus host driver for motherboards with one of the
+supported VIA south bridges.
+
+Your lspci -n listing must show one of these :
+
+ device 1106:3050 (VT82C596A function 3)
+ device 1106:3051 (VT82C596B function 3)
+ device 1106:3057 (VT82C686 function 4)
+ device 1106:3074 (VT8233)
+ device 1106:3147 (VT8233A)
+ device 1106:8235 (VT8231 function 4)
+ device 1106:3177 (VT8235)
+ device 1106:3227 (VT8237R)
+ device 1106:3337 (VT8237A)
+ device 1106:3372 (VT8237S)
+ device 1106:3287 (VT8251)
+ device 1106:8324 (CX700)
+ device 1106:8353 (VX800/VX820)
+ device 1106:8409 (VX855/VX875)
+ device 1106:8410 (VX900)
+
+If none of these show up, you should look in the BIOS for settings like
+enable ACPI / SMBus or even USB.
+
+Except for the oldest chips (VT82C596A/B, VT82C686A and most probably
+VT8231), this driver supports I2C block transactions. Such transactions
+are mainly useful to read from and write to EEPROMs.
+
+The CX700/VX800/VX820 additionally appears to support SMBus PEC, although
+this driver doesn't implement it yet.