Re: [lm-sensors] Adding critical/fault limits to hwmon sysfs API

From: Jean Delvare
Date: Thu Jun 24 2010 - 02:34:39 EST

On Thu, 24 Jun 2010 01:09:17 +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 02:43:46PM +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > For temperatures, we have temp[1-*]_crit, for the critical limit on the
> > high end. We don't have a name for the critical limit on the low end,
> > because no chip ever implemented that. The name we chose doesn't offer
> FWIW battery monitoring chips are likely to implement under temperature
> warnings - the Wolfson chargers do, for example. Low temperature can be
> as problematic as high temperature for the chemistry.

We already have temp[1-*]_min. We would have to add temp[1-*]_lcrit
only if a chip has 2 lower limits, one which is only a warning and one
which is critical.

Jean Delvare
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