[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: hardware-monitor needs build on powerpc

On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 21:03, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 05:03:50PM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-03-29 at 13:25, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> > > This is the last thing preventing the new lm-sensors and
> > > various depending packages from making it into 'sarge'.
> > 
> > I don't like the idea of lm-sensors mucking with the i2c
> > busses on Apple machines, not AT ALL. I _MUCH_ prefer
> > dedicated drivers to be written specifically for those
> > machines that know what they are doing.
> Well, hardware-monitor packages previous to the new lm-sensor where
> still buildable on powerpc, with this feature disabled.
> Anyway, what you suggest here would be something more related to
> lm-sensors, and having nothing to do with hardware-monitor, right ?

What I suggest is that if we ever have drivers for the thermal sensors
& fan controllers of the Macs, is that those driver are specifically
written for the Mac and not some "generic" driver for whatever
thermostat chip.


Reply to: