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authorPer Dalén <per.dalen@appeartv.com>2011-04-06 20:29:44 +0200
committerGuenter Roeck <guenter.roeck@ericsson.com>2011-05-19 08:19:32 -0700
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hwmon: Add support for MAX6642
MAX6642 is a SMBus-Compatible Remote/Local Temperature Sensor with Overtemperature Alarm from Maxim. Signed-off-by: Per Dalen <per.dalen@appeartv.com> Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <guenter.roeck@ericsson.com>
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+Kernel driver max6642
+=====================
+
+Supported chips:
+ * Maxim MAX6642
+ Prefix: 'max6642'
+ Addresses scanned: I2C 0x48-0x4f
+ Datasheet: Publicly available at the Maxim website
+ http://datasheets.maxim-ic.com/en/ds/MAX6642.pdf
+
+Authors:
+ Per Dalen <per.dalen@appeartv.com>
+
+Description
+-----------
+
+The MAX6642 is a digital temperature sensor. It senses its own temperature as
+well as the temperature on one external diode.
+
+All temperature values are given in degrees Celsius. Resolution
+is 0.25 degree for the local temperature and for the remote temperature.