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From: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com>
To: Himanshu Madhani <himanshu.madhani@qlogic.com>
Cc: <netdev@vger.kernel.org>, <davem@davemloft.net>,
	<Dept_NX_Linux_NIC_Driver@qlogic.com>
Subject: Re: [RFC] qlcnic: Enhance ethtool to display board temperature.
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2013 16:54:40 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1374422080.2804.1.camel@deadeye.wl.decadent.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1374206237-27233-1-git-send-email-himanshu.madhani@qlogic.com>

On Thu, 2013-07-18 at 23:57 -0400, Himanshu Madhani wrote:
> From: Himanshu Madhani <himanshu.madhani@qlogic.com>
> 
> We need to provide a mechanism for a user space application to query
> adapter temperature. This RFC patch is to request input on which of the
> following approach would be appropriate way to export this information.
[...]

You should create a separate hwmon device.  As examples, this is
currently done by igb, ixgbe, sfc or tg3.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job.
They asked us to note that Solarflare product names are trademarked.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2013-07-21 15:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-07-19  3:57 Himanshu Madhani
2013-07-19 15:06 ` Rick Jones
2013-07-19 17:59   ` Himanshu Madhani
2013-07-19 16:11 ` Stephen Hemminger
2013-07-19 18:00   ` Himanshu Madhani
2013-07-21 15:54 ` Ben Hutchings [this message]
2013-07-23 21:31   ` Himanshu Madhani

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