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Date:	Thu, 7 Aug 2014 08:52:35 +0200
From:	Jean Delvare <>
To:	Guenter Roeck <>
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/5] Export the temperatures via hwmon

Hi Guenter,

On Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:20:32 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> Patch 4/5 is "Return the fan speed via sysfs: /sys/devices/temperature/fan_level".
> So you are saying that returning the fan speed with a non-hwmon attribute works,
> but returning it with a hwmon attribute doesn't ? Not really sure if I understand
> your logic. Either fan_level doesn't return the fan speed (or an abstraction of it),
> or something in your line of argument is inconsistent.

fan_level is a fan speed _control_ value, like pwm1. It is not a fan
speed monitoring value.

Jean Delvare
SUSE L3 Support
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