The mlxi2c utility provides a way to route the I2C bus to 4th generation (Group I) switches.
The mst driver must be started prior to running mlxi2c.
To start mlxi2c:
- Start the mst driver (mst start or mst restart). Note: This step in not required in Windows.
Run mlxi2c with the following command line syntax:
# mlxi2c [switches...] <command> [parameters...]
mst i2c device name default: "/dev/mst/mtusb-1" Affected commands: all
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Route the i2c path to the indicated i2c component
Scan the i2c slave addresses
Display the addresses of all I2C-accessible devices:
# mlxi2c -d /dev/mst/mtusb-1 scan