Add phosphor-fan configuration for the fan which added by dbus-sensor

Matthew Barth msbarth at
Thu May 6 23:13:44 AEST 2021

On 5/6/21 4:40 AM, Andrei Kartashev wrote:
> Hello,
> I guess, when using dbus-sensors, you supposed to use phosphor-pid-
> control package to control fans.
Could you explain this statement further? These apps should be using the same fan sensor dbus interfaces to control fans, so there should be no reason the use of these apps together are required to control fans.
> On Thu, 2021-05-06 at 09:22 +0000, Thu Nguyen OS wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I’m supporting the fan control algorithms using phosphor-fan.
>> Phosphor-fan monitoring and controlling require interface
>> xyz.openbmc_project.Control.FanPwm in the fan inventory object.
>> But FanSensor daemon of dbus-sensor only adds
>> /xyz/openbmc_project/sensors/fan_tach to inventory list, and this
>> path don’t support xyz.openbmc_project.Control.FanPwm interface.
>> Do you have any solution to make phosphor-fan work with dbus-sensor?
>> I’m currently update FanSensor in dbus-sensor to add
>> xyz.openbmc_project.Control.FanPwm to
>> /xyz/openbmc_project/sensors/fan_tach.
>> Regards.
>> Thu Nguyen.

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