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28.Dd August 17, 2010
29.Dt AMDPM 4
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30.Os
31.Sh NAME
32.Nm amdpm
281aef06 33.Nd AMD 756/766/768/8111 Power Management controller driver
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34.Sh SYNOPSIS
35.Cd device smbus
36.Cd device smb
37.Cd device amdpm
38.Sh DESCRIPTION
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39This driver provides access to
40.Tn AMD 756/766/768/8111 Power management controllers .
41Currently, only the SMBus 1.0 controller function is implemented.
42The SMBus 2.0 functionality of the AMD 8111 controller is supported via the
43.Xr amdsmb 4
44driver.
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45.Pp
46The embedded SMBus controller of the AMD 756 chipset may give you access
47to the monitoring facilities of your mainboard.
48See
49.Xr smb 4
50for writing user code to fetch voltages, temperature and so on from the
51monitoring chip of your mainboard.
52.Sh SEE ALSO
281aef06 53.Xr amdsmb 4 ,
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54.Xr smb 4 ,
55.Xr smbus 4
56.Sh HISTORY
57The
58.Nm
59driver first appeared in
60.Fx 4.5 .
61.Sh AUTHORS
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62.An -nosplit
63This driver was written by
281aef06 64.An "Matthew C. Forman" .
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65Based heavily on the
66.Nm alpm
67driver by
68.An Nicolas Souchu .
69This manual page was written by
70.An Murray Stokely Aq murray@FreeBSD.org .
71.Sh BUGS
72Only polling mode is supported.