[lm-sensors] [PATCH] Support for DS75 thermal sensor

Wolfgang Grandegger wg at grandegger.com
Thu Jul 17 12:39:19 CEST 2008


Grant Likely wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 09:31:24AM +0200, Wolfgang Grandegger wrote:
>> Jean Delvare wrote:
>>> On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 10:18:26 -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:
>>>> I've found this thread now. Why can't we totally remove probing from
>>>> i2c-mpc? These are embedded systems, not open boxes like a PC. If a
>>>> i2c client hasn't been converted to the new model yet, convert it
>>>> before deploying with the new i2c-mpc driver.  It's not very hard to
>>>> convert the client drivers.
>>> I tend to agree. And the number of unconverted drivers is getting very
>>> low these days. Only 2 RTC drivers are left, and by the end of the day,
>>> almost all hwmon drivers will be converted as well.
>> Thinking more about it I also prefer removing the I2C_CLASS_HWMON flag  
>> completely. It just affects HWMON devices anyhow and if there is still  
>> an old style driver around, it should be converted.
> 
> I'm cool with that.

Good, just sent a new patch.

Wolfgang.




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