[lm-sensors] New style driver for w83781d?

Wolfgang Grandegger wg at grandegger.com
Thu Aug 7 08:49:45 CEST 2008


Jean Delvare wrote:
> Hi Wolfgang,
> 
> On Wed, 06 Aug 2008 15:19:51 +0200, Wolfgang Grandegger wrote:
>> I realized that various HWMON drivers have been converted to new style.
>> Has the w83781d been ported as well? Or is somebody already working on it?
> 
> This is one of the two hwmon drivers that have not yet been converted
> (the other one is lm78.) I had been delaying them because they are
> special (hybrid drivers, supporting both I2C and ISA devices) and also
> because there are pending patches for these drivers and I was hoping
> that the pending patches could be merged first (but it didn't happen
> yet.) If you want to work on either of these drivers, please do. I can
> do some testing on both. If you have a particular interest in these
> drivers, maybe we can work together.

OK. Can you point me to the pending patches?

> For a general overview of the conversion of i2c drivers to new-style,
> please see:
> 
> http://jdelvare.pck.nerim.net/linux/legacy_i2c_driver.list
> 
> ** means the patch is already upstream, * means that the patch is
> available but needs testing and/or review. The driver list might not be
> totally up-to-date, I didn't check yet if there have been legacy i2c
> drivers added upstream lately.
> 
> My initial hope was to have everything converted in 2.6.28, but now I
> suspect that only hwmon and rtc drivers will be completely converted by
> then

I see.

Wolfgang.






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