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    SubjectRe: lm sensors sysfs file structure
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    On Thu, 2003-03-27 at 23:53, Greg KH wrote:
    > On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 09:32:46PM +0100, Jan Dittmer wrote:
    > > Greg KH wrote:
    > >
    > > >fan_min[1-3] Fan minimum value
    > > >in_min[0-8] Voltage min value.
    > > >pwn[1-3] Pulse width modulation fan control.
    > > >temp_input[1-3] Temperature input value.
    > > Why not start all these counts from 0? Is there any reason to start from
    > > 1? Historical reasons or does the datasheet start the counting from 1?
    >
    > Hm, good point. It looks like most of the values started at 1, with the
    > one exception being the voltage files "in".
    >
    > I don't know why it's this way, history? Perhaps someone from the
    > sensors project can tell us.
    >

    Might be because you usually have marked on the boards fan1, fan2, etc.
    Thus it should be less confusing for the user, as it is a more 1-1
    mapping to the real locations. As the voltage inputs just have to be
    mapped correctly, it should not bother him ?



    Regards,
    --
    Martin Schlemmer


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