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Date:	Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:48:01 +0000
From:	Laszlo Papp <>
To:	LKML <>,,
	Guenter Roeck <>,
	Jean Delvare <>
Subject: Tachometer speed returned rather than absolute fan speed?


In medias res, I find this interface cumbersome:

It returns tachometer speed rather than actual fan speed when you deal
with the fan1_target interface. That would be way more convenient for
end users like me.

Is there any reason for not returning absolute fan speed? I guess,
this would break the behavior now. However, that would be a really
useful convenient feature. Is it possible to add a new interface for

Cheers, L.
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