Any working ichsmb(4) platforms out there?

Ulrich Spoerlein uspoerlein at
Sat Sep 13 14:02:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, 11.09.2008 at 15:14:52 +0100, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> Does anyone have ichsmb(4) actually seeing SMBus devices?
> e.g. you run "smbmsg -p" on your FreeBSD-STABLE system and see something.
> I just tried it again on my IBM ThinkPad T43 and saw nothing, all I get is:
>     ichsmb0: device timeout, status=0x41
> dmesg.

No luck with an ICH5, here:

ichsmb0: <Intel 82801EB (ICH5) SMBus controller> port 0x2400-0x241f irq 17 at device 31.3 on pci0
ichsmb0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
smbus0: <System Management Bus> on ichsmb0
smb0: <SMBus generic I/O> on smbus0
ichsmb0: device timeout, status=0x41
ichsmb0: device timeout, status=0x41
ichsmb0: device timeout, status=0x41
ichsmb0: device timeout, status=0x41

# uname -rsm
FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE i386
# devinfo -v|grep smb
        ichsmb0 pnpinfo vendor=0x8086 device=0x24d3 subvendor=0x1734 subdevice=0x101c class=0x0c0500 at slot=31 function=3 handle=\_SB_.PCI0.PM__
# kenv|grep smb
smbios.bios.vendor="FUJITSU SIEMENS // Phoenix Technologies Ltd."
smbios.bios.version="5.00 R2.14.1534.01              "
smbios.chassis.maker="FUJITSU SIEMENS"
smbios.chassis.serial="YBFC445826      "
smbios.chassis.tag="                    "
smbios.chassis.version="SCEE "
smbios.planar.maker="FUJITSU SIEMENS"
smbios.planar.serial="        "
smbios.system.maker="FUJITSU SIEMENS"
smbios.system.product="SCENIC E"
smbios.system.serial="YBFC445826          "
smbios.system.version="        "

Ulrich Spoerlein
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