Re: [PATCH] dell-smm-hwmon: Cache fan_type() calls and use fan_status() for fan detection

From: Thorsten Leemhuis
Date: Thu May 26 2016 - 11:49:17 EST


Pali RohÃr wrote on 21.05.2016 16:46:
> [â] Thorsten [â] can you test this patch if it fixes your freeze problem at
> boottime and when using "sensors" program?

FWIW, I never saw either of those problems. I only saw the third issue
that was mentioned: the CPU fan speed is going up and down as described

> I need to know if this patch fixes problem on Dell Studio XPS 8000 and
> Dell Studio XPS 8100 machines, so we can revert git commits:
> 6220f4ebd7b4 ("hwmon: (dell-smm) Blacklist Dell Studio XPS 8000")
> a4b45b25f18d ("hwmon: (dell-smm) Blacklist Dell Studio XPS 8100")

Just checked: Sorry, that patch did not fix the CPU fan speed issue on
my XPS 8000, so there is afaics no reason to revert 6220f4ebd7b4 :-/

HTH, CU, knurd