lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 12:17:47 -0800
From:   Guenter Roeck <>
To:     Kun Yi <>
Cc:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Jean Delvare <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hwmon: SENSORS_SBTSI should depend on X86

On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 09:27:28AM -0800, Kun Yi wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 8:31 AM Guenter Roeck <> wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 16, 2020 at 02:46:41PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > The AMD SB Temperature Sensor Interface (SB-TSI) is only present on AMD
> > > X86 SoCs.  Hence add a dependency on X86, to prevent asking the user
> > > about this driver when configuring a kernel without AMD X86 platform
> > > support.
> Sorry, I think there is some confusion. AMD SoC is a 'remote sensor',
> or the client, whereas the device using the SB-TSI hwmon driver is the
> master.
> In industry, a typical scenario is ARM-based Board Management
> Controllers (BMCs) using SB-TSI to monitor the host CPU temperature.
Ah, good point. I'll drop this patch.


Powered by blists - more mailing lists