[Skiboot] [PATCH 07/11] sensor: add a type property

Cedric Le Goater clg at fr.ibm.com
Tue Feb 17 05:14:13 AEDT 2015


On 02/13/2015 05:33 AM, Stewart Smith wrote:
> C├ędric Le Goater <clg at fr.ibm.com> writes:
>> The hwmon framework in Linux needs a type for the sensors it exposes
>> in userspace through the sysfs interface. This patch gives Linux a hand
>> on what is dealing with when parsing the sensor device tree.
> 
> Patch looks good - I guess this points to some standard somewhere?
> Documented in linux at all? 

Well, I took sometime to look at the kernel code and the device trees and
I did not find anything. 

The 'type' property seemed to be quite freestyle to me.

> skiboot?

I added some documentation in skiboot for it but that's all. 

I now realize that patches 10 and 11 where never sent ... I tripped over 
a git send-email command using a 000* pattern. oups. fixing that now.

C.




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