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VIAPM(4)	       FreeBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual		      VIAPM(4)

NAME
     viapm -- VIA chipsets Power Management controller driver

SYNOPSIS
     device iicbb
     device iicbus
     device iicsmb
     device smbus
     device smb
     device viapm

DESCRIPTION
     This driver provides access to the	VIA chipset Power Management Unit fam-
     ily.  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 smb(4) for writing user code to
     fetch voltages, temperature and so	on from	the monitoring chip of your
     mainboard.

SEE ALSO
     iicbb(4), iicbus(4), iicsmb(4), smb(4), smbus(4)

HISTORY
     The viapm manual page first appeared in FreeBSD 4.5.

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Nicolas Souchu <nsouch@FreeBSD.org>.

BUGS
     Only polling mode is supported.

FreeBSD	10.1			April 20, 2002			  FreeBSD 10.1

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