VIA chipsets Power Management controller driver
This driver provides access to the VIA chipset Power Management Unit family.
They are VT82C586B, VT82C596A, VT82C596B, VT82C686A and VT8233.
The embedded controller of the VIA chipset may give you access to the monitoring
facilities of your mainboard.
The 586B support is made by software whereas other controllers support the SMBus
protocol by hardware. See
for writing user code to fetch voltages, temperature and so on from the
monitoring chip of your mainboard.
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Only polling mode is supported.