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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: Add power meters to Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface
On Sun, 02 Sep 2007, Jean Delvare wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Sep 2007 16:44:17 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Sat, 01 Sep 2007, Shem Multinymous wrote:
> > > > Should we add power?_10sec_avg_input? IIRC thinkpads export that,
> > > > too.
> >
> > I'd say it is enough to know it is an average, you don't need to specify HOW
> > it is averaged.
> Agreed.
> > But there is a real need to export both instantaneous and averaged values in
> > power supplies/power sources, so we should have a standard way to do so in
> > hwmon, and power_supply class should use it (or the opposite, it doesn't
> > matter, as long as everyone does it the same way).
> I guess power[1-*]_average would be OK?

AFAIK, yes. It is probably not 100% in sync with the power supply class,

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Henrique Holschuh
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