[RFC/PATCH 0/22] W1: sysfs, lifetime and other fixes

Dmitry Torokhov dmitry.torokhov at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 18:09:31 CEST 2005


One more thing...

On 4/21/05, Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol at 2ka.mipt.ru> wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 02:07 -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
> 
> > w1-master-drop-attrs.patch
> >    Get rid of unneeded master device attributes:
> >    - 'pointer' and 'attempts' are meaningless for userspace;
> >    - information provided by 'slaves' and 'slave_count' can be gathered
> >      from other sysfs bits;
> >    - w1_slave_found has to be rearranged now that slave_count field is gone.
> 
> attempts is usefull for broken lines.

It simply increments with every search i.e. every 10 secondsby default
and does not provide indication of the quality of the wire.

-- 
Dmitry



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