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Date:   Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:35:13 +0200
From:   Stefan Wahren <>
To:     "Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult" <>,
        Kamil Debski <>,
        Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>,
        Jean Delvare <>,
        Guenter Roeck <>,
        Rob Herring <>,
        Mark Rutland <>,
        Robin Murphy <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V5 3/3] hwmon: pwm-fan: Add RPM support via external

Hi Enrico,

On 12.04.19 15:15, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult wrote:
> On 11.04.19 15:30, Stefan Wahren wrote:
>> This adds RPM support to the pwm-fan driver in order to use with
>> fancontrol/pwmconfig. This feature is intended for fans with a tachometer
>> output signal, which generate a defined number of pulses per revolution.
> Wouldn't it be better to have a CONFIG_* flag for keeping the kernel
> image size smaller when this feature isn't needed ?

i compared the kernel module size in linux-next for ARM without and with
this patch:
without patch: 12088 bytes
with patch: 14292 bytes

I don't think it is worth the trouble.


> --mtx

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