Re: [PATCH 0/5] I8K driver facelift

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 03:15:00 EST

On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 20:41:14 MST, Frank Sorenson said:

> These patches look pretty good. A few comments (with a patch--tested on
> my Inspiron 9200):

I tested your patch on top of Dmitry's on a Dell Latitude C840, seems to work.

> - - Some of the Dell motherboards provide more than 1 temperature sensor.
> ~ How about a generic i8k_get_temp function, and i8k_get_cpu_temp just
> calls that with sensor 0.
> - - Also, I've added detection of the number of temperature sensors and
> fans at init time. This way, we aren't hardcoded to 1 sensor and 2
> fans. I couldn't figure out how to set up the sysfs entries
> dynamically, but that probably should happen too.

According to your patch, the C840 has 2 temp sensors. I'll have to figure
out what the second one is (prob either the GPU or the disk drive?)

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