[lm-sensors] [PATCH 1/2] hwmon: Enhance the sysfs API for power meters.

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Fri Aug 7 20:09:06 CEST 2009


> @@ -365,6 +373,16 @@ power[1-*]_average_lowest	Historical average minimum power use
>  				Unit: microWatt
>  				RO
>  
> +power[1-*]_average_max		A notification is sent when power use
> +				rises above this value.
> +				Unit: microWatt
> +				RW
> +

How is the notification sent?

> +power[1-*]_average_min		A notification is sent when power use
> +				sinks below this value.
> +				Unit: microWatt
> +				RW

And what is this good for? Will it wake from sleep? Will it wake from
C3?

...seems like good way to prevent deep sleep states.

> +power[1-*]_cap			If power use rises above this limit, the
> +				system should take action to reduce
> power use.

System as in 'hw'? Or who? And how?
								Pavel
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