[lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: fam15h_power: fix bogus values with current BIOSes

Guenter Roeck guenter.roeck at ericsson.com
Tue Apr 10 07:49:18 CEST 2012


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 01:47:25AM -0400, Jean Delvare wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2012 23:55:56 +0200, Andre Przywara wrote:
> > On 04/09/2012 07:39 PM, Jean Delvare wrote:
> > > I am a little curious about the code BTW, as the value you write isn't
> > > the one you originally checked for, which means that reloading the
> > > driver would have to do it again...
> > 
> > The whole code is about to fix a BIOS flaw. It needs to be done only 
> > once after each reset, newer BIOSes will do this at boot time already. 
> > So reloading the driver will not fix this again, because it is not 
> > needed.
> 
> Err, you're right, sorry. Probably I already had fever when I reviewed
> this patch but had not noticed yet. Sorry for the noise.
> 
I almost sent a similar e-mail, so I must have had the same fever ;-).

Guenter




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