lm sensors sysfs file structure

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Mar 27 18:25:16 CET 2003


On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 11:46:16AM +0100, Jan Dittmer wrote:
> >Entry	Values	Function
> >-----	------	--------
> >temp,
> >temp[1-3]  3	Temperature max, min or hysteresis, and input value.
> >	       	Floating point values XXX.X or XXX.XX in degrees Celcius.
> 
> If we're restructuring it, I think we should also agree on _one_ common 
> denominator for all values ie. mVolt and milli-Degree Celsius, so that 
> no userspace program ever again has know how to convert them to 
> user-readable values and every user can just cat the values and doesn't 
> have to wonder if it's centi-Volt, milli-Volt, centi-Degree, dezi-Degree 
> or whatever.

Um, that's what my proposal stated.  Do you not agree with it?  (You're
quoting the existing document above, not my proposed changes.)

thanks,

greg k-h



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