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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] Location for thermal drivers
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On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 17:39 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > Why does drivers/thermal exist if there are no drivers in it and no maintainer?
>
> It has a maintainer - they are just not listed in MAINTAINERS only in the
> file itself.
>
> > >
> > The framework resides there. Drivers supporting it are in various
> > platform directories.
> >
> > As for why there are no drivers - only the framework - in
> > drivers/thermal, and why there is no maintainer - no idea.
>
> Well I could put it in arch/x86/platform/mrst now we have that structure
> from 2.6.37-rc1 onwards

I thought the driver is for Medfield ? Is that the same ? Or do you mean
you would add platform/medfield ? That might be another option.

Then there is drivers/platform/x86/intel_menlow.c, which has the thermal
driver code for Menlow.

Guenter




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