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    SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: Add power meters to Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface
    On Mon, 3 Sep 2007 20:22:25 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
    > On Mon, 03 Sep 2007, Jean Delvare wrote:
    > > I see that the power supply class units are 10^-6 A and 10^-6 W, so if
    > > we are supposed to be compatible, I guess we'll have to use this too.
    > There was a good reason for that, and people who deal with small portables
    > said that they needed 10^-4 A or somesuch, at which point it makes more
    > sense to just go to 10^-6 already. I don't recall why 10^-6 W, though.

    Well, if we need 10^-4 A, and we use voltages in the 1-2 V range
    (that's what CPU, AGP etc. use these days), then we obviously need
    10^-4 W as well.

    Jean Delvare
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