[lm-sensors] [stable] [PATCH-tip] x86: hwmon/k8temp.c Add support for AMD 10H and 11H

Jaswinder Singh Rajput jaswinder at kernel.org
Fri May 29 07:42:15 CEST 2009


Hi Greg,

On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 07:49 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 07:43:34PM +0530, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
> > On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 14:28 +0200, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > > On Thu, 28 May 2009 17:27:29 +0530, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
> > > > Hello Andrew, Greg and Ingo:
> > > > 
> > > > Do you think this patch should go to stable and latest git.
> > > 
> > > Definitely not to stable, it's not fixing any bug.
> > > 
> > 
> > Ok, so you suggested this should go to latest git.
> > 
> > I proposed for stable because I was using AMD 11H from last 6 months and
> > I was missing temperature monitor badly because my earlier Laptop was
> > broken by overheating. So I thought if it goes to stable then users will
> > start getting benefit of it, but if you want that users should wait for
> > another 2 years. Then it is OK ;-)
> 
> 2 years?  The next kernel release will be out in 3 months, we have a
> very predictable release schedule.
> 

I am sorry for being unclear. I meant for linux distros. Even one of the
most active Fedora 10 is using vmlinuz-2.6.27.24-170.2.68.fc10.x86_64 is
almost 7 months behind the linus git. And another linux distro are still
using 2.6.22 or so which are almost 2 years behind linus git.

Thanks,
--
JSR





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