bmc and fan speed control

Mark Studebaker mds at
Tue May 10 01:53:22 CEST 2005

Yani Ioannou wrote:
> On 5/9/05, Mark Studebaker <mds at> wrote:
>>2.4 bmcsensors doesn't have write support at all.
>>In fact I didn't realize that 2.6 _did_ have write support.
>>Nice Yani!
>>That is obviously a requirement for setting anything.
> Well I added it for setting max/min/hysteresis limits when porting the
> driver but I couldn't actually test it (my bmc doesn't offer any write
> support) .. so..err I'm surprised if it works :-). I haven't heard
> about it one way or the other from anyone yet.

IIRC that's the way my HP system was too, everything was read-only.
If writes were allowed I would have written the code :(

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