[lm-sensors] PMBus support in Linux

Jean Delvare khali at linux-fr.org
Sat May 29 09:39:29 CEST 2010


On Sat, 29 May 2010 04:34:01 +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> 
> CCing lm-sensors and David...
> 
> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 09:16:31AM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> 
> > does anyone know if there is an effort to add infrastructure for PMBus
> > support (or support for specific PMBus devices) to Linux ?
> 
> I found this:
> 
> http://lists.lm-sensors.org/pipermail/lm-sensors/2008-April/022969.html
> 
> Hmm, sitting ontop of SMBus, it makes perfect sense to use i2c-dev (David knows
> what he is doing, of course ;)). But having no repo and all, it is hard to
> maintain this utility. Is there any chance to pick it up in the kernel-tree?
> tools/i2c/ or such? Hmm, it's GPL v3...

There is an i2c-tools package for user-space utilities, I see no point
to add such code to the kernel tree.

-- 
Jean Delvare




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