[lm-sensors] [PATCH 2/2] acpi_power_meter: hwmon driver for ACPI 4.0 power meters

Darrick J. Wong djwong at us.ibm.com
Mon Aug 3 22:58:12 CEST 2009


On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 09:25:54PM -0400, Len Brown wrote:
> Hi Darrick,
> On the system you are planning to run this on...
> Are the power meters in the processor, or elsewhere?
> 
> If they are the ones in the processor, I'd rather that
> Linux use a native model-specific driver to access those
> registers and not use ACPI.

They're not in the processor.  Right now we're simulating the meters in kvm
until we get real hardware, though it could be a mechanism to report per-VM
power use.

--D




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