Re: ITE: Found unknown chip with ID 0x8720

From: Udo van den Heuvel
Date: Sat Dec 06 2008 - 10:48:04 EST

Udo van den Heuvel wrote:

Just installed a Gigabyte MA770-DS3 board:

It has an iTE IT8718 chip according to this url.

sensors-detect says:
Trying family `ITE'... Yes
Found unknown chip with ID 0x8720

modprobe it87 says no such device although 8718F is supported.

Is this a known issue?

I got an answer from Jean Delvare:
Try a more recent version of sensors-detect:

svn export

It'll tell you you have an IT8720F chip. Supported by the it87 driver
after applying this patch:

This appears to work fine now!

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