Re: [PATCH v2] thermal: add sysfs_notify on some attributes
From: Srinivas Pandruvada
Date: Wed Mar 30 2016 - 13:07:50 EST
On Mon, 2016-03-28 at 18:35 -0700, Eduardo Valentin wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 11:08:00PM +0000, Pandruvada, Srinivas wrote:
> > On Mon, 2016-03-14 at 11:12 -0700, Srikar Srimath Tirumala wrote:
> > >
> > >
> The complexity of such communication (or even the current status of
> sysfs ABI) starts to reach limit of such channel. We may definitely
> consider other means, such as /dev interface, just like IIO does.
Yes. Instead of loading netlink I/F, we need to have thermal channel to
> > During last LPC we discussed about using IIO for temperature
> > threshold
> > notifications and I submitted multiple changes for that. Looks like
> > we
> > also care of trip point changes. So I think we need more
> > comprehensive
> > mechanism to address this.
> > May be we should have thermal mini summit during LPC again and
> > decide a
> > comprehensive plan to address all asynchronous thermal
> > notifications.
> I have created a wiki for LPC 2016
> Overall I believe we need to solve the (temperature) sensing in a
> structured way within the kernel. We have three subsystem that allow
> performing temperature sensing. They are different in design and
> concept, but still solve similar problems.
> Again, please lets generate enough quorum to run the micro conf.
I am planning to attend.
> Eduardo Valentin