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From: anish kumar <anish198519851985@gmail.com>
To: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
Cc: Lars-Peter Clausen <lars@metafoo.de>,
	Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@savoirfairelinux.com>,
	lm-sensors@lm-sensors.org, Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] hwmon: add Maxim MAX197 support
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 20:32:28 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1346770948.6243.3.camel@anish-Inspiron-N5050> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20120902145101.GA8306@roeck-us.net>

On Sun, 2012-09-02 at 07:51 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 01, 2012 at 11:31:11AM +0200, Lars-Peter Clausen wrote:
> > On 08/31/2012 06:04 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> > > On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 09:42:57PM -0400, Vivien Didelot wrote:
> > >> The MAX197 is an A/D converter, made by Maxim. This driver currently
> > >> supports the MAX197, and MAX199. They are both 8-Channel, Multi-Range,
> > >> 5V, 12-Bit DAS with 8+4 Bus Interface and Fault Protection.
> > >>
> > >> The available ranges for the MAX197 are {0,-5V} to 5V, and {0,-10V} to
> > >> 10V, while they are {0,-2V} to 2V, and {0,-4V} to 4V on the MAX199.
> > >>
> > >> Signed-off-by: Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@savoirfairelinux.com>
> > > 
> > > Applied to -next.
> > > 
> > 
> > Hm, now it's probably to late, but for this kind of general purpose ADC the IIO
> > framework is in my opinion the better place to add support for it.
> > 
> Possibly. If someone writes an iio driver for it, and everyone agrees,
> we can drop it from hwmon at that time.
I can write one but unfortunately need some testing as I don't have this
hardware.
> 
> Guenter
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  reply	other threads:[~2012-09-04 15:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-08-31  1:42 Vivien Didelot
2012-08-31 16:04 ` Guenter Roeck
2012-09-01  9:31   ` Lars-Peter Clausen
2012-09-02 14:51     ` Guenter Roeck
2012-09-04 15:02       ` anish kumar [this message]
2012-09-04 17:20         ` Guenter Roeck
2012-09-04 19:42           ` Vivien Didelot

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