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Date:   Sun, 10 Oct 2021 06:38:42 -0700
From:   Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
To:     Thomas Weißschuh <thomas@...ch.de>,
        Denis Pauk <pauk.denis@...il.com>
Cc:     eugene.shalygin@...il.com, andy.shevchenko@...il.com,
        Ed Brindley <kernel@...davale.org>,
        Jean Delvare <jdelvare@...e.com>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>, linux-hwmon@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 2/2] hwmon: (asus_wmi_sensors) Support X370 Asus WMI.

On 10/10/21 3:20 AM, Thomas Weißschuh wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> for WMI drivers the list platform-driver-x86@...r.kernel.org should probably be
> on CC too.
> Also all other WMI drivers, even for hwmon stuff are located in
> drivers/platform/x86 so it may be better to put it there, too.
> 

Not really. If any of those other drivers are pure hwmon drivers, they
should reside in drivers/hwmon instead. And, yes, that really includes
the gigabyte-wmi driver. We don't have arbitrary drivers in drivers/pci
either just because they are drivers for pci devices.

Guenter

> One comment inline.
> 
> On 2021-10-10T12:52+0300, Denis Pauk wrote:
>> +static struct platform_driver asus_wmi_sensors_platform_driver = {
>> +	.driver = {
>> +		.name	= "asus-wmi-sensors",
>> +	},
>> +	.probe = asus_wmi_probe,
>> +};
>> +
>> +static struct platform_device *sensors_pdev;
>> +
>> +static int __init asus_wmi_init(void)
>> +{
>> +	if (!dmi_check_system(asus_wmi_dmi_table))
>> +		return -ENODEV;
>> +
>> +	sensors_pdev = platform_create_bundle(&asus_wmi_sensors_platform_driver,
>> +					      asus_wmi_probe,
>> +					      NULL, 0,
>> +					      NULL, 0);
>> +
>> +	return PTR_ERR_OR_ZERO(sensors_pdev);
>> +}
>> +module_init(asus_wmi_init);
>> +
>> +static void __exit asus_wmi_exit(void)
>> +{
>> +	platform_device_unregister(sensors_pdev);
>> +	platform_driver_unregister(&asus_wmi_sensors_platform_driver);
>> +}
>> +module_exit(asus_wmi_exit);
> 
> This should bind to the WMI bus instead of being a platform device.
> See drivers/platform/x86/gigabyte-wmi.c
> 
> (Some goes also for the other driver)
> 
> Thomas
> 

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