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Date:   Sun, 10 Oct 2021 16:51:37 -0700
From:   Guenter Roeck <>
To:     Eugene Shalygin <>,
        Denis Pauk <>
        Tor Vic <>,
        Jean Delvare <>,
        Jonathan Corbet <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 1/2] hwmon: (asus_wmi_ec_sensors) Support B550 Asus

On 10/10/21 3:09 PM, Eugene Shalygin wrote:
>> Changes in v4:
>>   - implement wmi driver instead platform driver.
> There are many ASUS boards where the required function is present but
> does nothing. With the WMI module alias the driver will be attempted
> to load for those boards (and rejected by the _probe() function). Is
> it a good thing?

Drivers failing probe with -ENODEV (presumably here because dmi_check_system()
does not find a match) is pretty normal. Board detection with the WMI driver
seems much more straightforward/simple compared the previous version with
the platform driver. Maybe I am missing something, but I don't see a
problem with the WMI approach.


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