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From: Chris Lesiak <>
To: Linus Walleij <>,
	Jean Delvare <>,
	Guenter Roeck <>
Cc: "" <>,
	Peter Rosin <>, Jonathan Cameron <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] hwmon: (ntc_thermistor): try reading processed
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2020 01:39:40 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Please don't use iio_read_channel_processed and convert from milliVolts to
microVolts by multiplying by 1000.  My use case requires the additional
precision that iio_read_channel_raw followed by iio_convert_raw_to_processed
with the 1000X scaler provides.

But I'm unsure about keeping the fallback 12-bit ADC in place.  I kept it so as
not to break Naveen Krishna Chatradhi's use case.  But I'm not sure it still works
after commit adc8ec5ff183d09ae7a9d2dd31125401d302ba63
"iio: inkern: pass through raw values if no scaling".  Before the commit,
iio_convert_raw_to_processed returned a negative number if there was no
scaling available.  Now, it returns the raw value.
Does that mean that the raw value is already scaled to the correct units?
Or does that mean that the scale is unknown and all you get is counts?

  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-24  1:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-24  1:16 [PATCH v2] hwmon: (ntc_thermistor): try reading processed Linus Walleij
2020-12-24  1:39 ` Chris Lesiak [this message]
2020-12-24  3:15   ` Chris Lesiak
2020-12-25 23:01     ` Linus Walleij
2020-12-25 22:55   ` Linus Walleij
2020-12-26  1:45     ` Chris Lesiak
2020-12-27 13:46       ` Linus Walleij
2020-12-27 18:54         ` Chris Lesiak
2020-12-27 21:47           ` Linus Walleij
2020-12-27 22:08             ` Chris Lesiak
2020-12-29 14:25               ` Jonathan Cameron
2020-12-29 16:33                 ` Guenter Roeck
2020-12-29 16:53                   ` Jonathan Cameron

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