[lm-sensors] Suggested additions to hwmon sysfs ABI
jic23 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Jul 11 10:53:09 CEST 2011
On 07/09/11 18:07, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> Hi all,
> while adding support for more PMBus devices, I noticed that many of the chips
> support attributes which are not currently available in the sysfs ABI.
> Here is a (not necessarily complete) list.
> Historic minimum attributes:
> vout_min vin_min temp_min
> MAX34440 x
> MAX34441 x
> LTC2978 x x x
> Peak (historic maximum) attributes:
> pin_peak vin_peak vout_peak iout_peak temp_peak
> MAX34440 x x x
> MAX34441 x x x
> MAX8688 x x x
> MAX16064 x x
> ADM1275 x x x
> ADM1276 x x x x
> LTC2978 x x x
> LM25066 x (1)
> LM5064 x (1)
> LM5066 x (1)
> ZLxxxx (2) x (3)
> Average attributes:
> vin_avg vout_avg iin_avg pin_avg
> LM25066 x x x x (1)
> LM5064 x x x x (1)
> LM5066 x x x x (1)
> 1) In addition to instantaneous power measurements
> 2) All Intersil / Zilker Labs power management chips
> 3) Only available through SNAPSHOT command, which reads a total of 32 bytes.
> Also see Intersil / Zilker Labs AN2033.
> Based on this list, I suggest adding the following attributes to the ABI.
> It might also be necessary to modify the sensors command to support both instantaneous
> and average/peak power readings at the same time.
How are you going to do peak power?
Otherwise, Looks sensible. Ran into this in IIO as well, we went with peak, but highest / lowest
works just as well. (not seen the minimum version yet)
> Thoughts/comments ?
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