[lm-sensors] [PATCH] x86/hwmon: fix initialization of coretemp

Jan Beulich JBeulich at novell.com
Tue Sep 14 08:44:33 CEST 2010


>>> On 14.09.10 at 08:34, Chen Gong <gong.chen at linux.intel.com> wrote:
> 于 9/13/2010 6:17 PM, Jan Beulich 写道:
>> Using cpuid_eax() to determine feature availability on other than
>> the current CPU is invalid. And feature availability should also be
>> checked in the hotplug code path.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich<jbeulich at novell.com>
>> Cc: Rudolf Marek<r.marek at assembler.cz>
>>
>> ---
>>   arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeature.h |    1 +
>>   arch/x86/kernel/cpu/scattered.c   |    1 +
>>   drivers/hwmon/coretemp.c          |   29 +++++++++++++----------------
>>   3 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>>
>> --- linux-2.6.36-rc4/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeature.h	2010-09-13 
> 08:44:55.000000000 +0200
>> +++ 
> 2.6.36-rc4-x86-coretemp-feature-check/arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeature.h	20
> 10-09-01 09:18:17.000000000 +0200
>> @@ -168,6 +168,7 @@
>>   #define X86_FEATURE_XSAVEOPT	(7*32+ 4) /* Optimized Xsave */
>>   #define X86_FEATURE_PLN		(7*32+ 5) /* Intel Power Limit Notification */
>>   #define X86_FEATURE_PTS		(7*32+ 6) /* Intel Package Thermal Status */
>> +#define X86_FEATURE_DTS		(7*32+ 7) /* Digital Thermal Sensor */
> 
> Do we really need a new CPU flag ?

We don't strictly need one, but for one it parallels X86_FEATURE_PTS,
and it allows easy identification of the feature's availability from user
space.

Jan




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