RFC adding special interfaces to sysfs?

Grant Coady grant_nospam at dodo.com.au
Wed Mar 16 12:34:41 CET 2005


Hi Khali,

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 11:03:04 +0100, you wrote:

>> As far as Chassis Intrusion (CI) goes, I've coerced an unused IN 
>> limit for time being as all I need is a write-only trigger event. 
>
>This is no good. We made the interface such that user-space can guess
>what any chip does and how to access it without any chip-specific
>knowledge. If you implement chassis intrusion, please make it a separate
>file with a dedicated, explicit name.

Okay, current plan is to add the chassis_clear sysfs option, 
implementation unlikely as pointed out by Mark but documented 
in case we go there.

Still need analog output -- two candidates in use plus pwm0 
option, just a choice of which way to go, decision can wait 
for agreement.  

Cheers,
Grant.



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