[lm-sensors] [patch 1/2] hwmon: add a superio_locks coordinator - module

Jim Cromie jim.cromie at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 06:50:46 CET 2006


From:  Jim Cromie <jim.cromie at gmail.com>

this adds superio_locks module to hwmon.
The module makes it simple for a driver using a Super-IO chip
to obtain a shared lock, and thereby coordinate with any other
(cooperative) users of that chip, without knowing who they are.

From:  Jim Cromie <jim.cromie at gmail.com>

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$ diffstat diff.superio-locks-beta3
 drivers/hwmon/Makefile          |    2
 drivers/hwmon/superio_locks.c   |  204 
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 include/linux/superio_lockmgr.h |   17 +++
 3 files changed, 223 insertions(+)

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