[lm-sensors] need info about sysfs for sensors

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Fri Sep 5 10:37:15 CEST 2008

Hi Kalhan,

On Thu, 4 Sep 2008 12:12:09 +0530 (IST), kalhan trisal wrote:
> Hi, 
>  I wanted to know how should my sensors be places as my sensors
> driver takes care of all the sensor devices on the platform.
> I don't find any class as sensors->accelerometer/gyrometer/ambient
> light/compass.Is there any existing frame work where I can register
> my driver and use the interface.
>    If I use Hwmon then my devices are not connected to I2C directly.
> Can I get some help.

The hwmon class if for hardware monitoring and not sensors in general.
There is a separate project for so-called "industrial I/O" devices,
which include the devices you mention (accelerometer, gyrometer, etc.)
It isn't merged in the kernel yet. You can read the discussions about
it here:
If you have an interest in this then I suggest that you get in touch
with Jonathan Cameron (Cc'd). I don't know if the project has a mailing
list or home yet.

Jean Delvare

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