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SubjectRe: [lm-sensors] [PATCH] hwmon: sht15: Fix sht15_calc_temp interpolation function
On 04/01/10 13:54, Jerome Oufella wrote:
> ----- "Jean Delvare" <khali@linux-fr.org> wrote :
>> May I suggest the more simple fix below?
>>
>> ---
>> drivers/hwmon/sht15.c | 4 ++--
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> --- linux-2.6.34-rc3.orig/drivers/hwmon/sht15.c 2010-04-01
>> 13:41:15.000000000 +0200
>> +++ linux-2.6.34-rc3/drivers/hwmon/sht15.c 2010-04-01
>> 13:41:55.000000000 +0200
>> @@ -305,10 +305,10 @@ static inline int sht15_calc_temp(struct
>> int d1 = 0;
>> int i;
>>
>> - for (i = 1; i < ARRAY_SIZE(temppoints); i++)
>> + for (i = ARRAY_SIZE(temppoints) - 1; i > 0 ;i--)
>> /* Find pointer to interpolate */
>> if (data->supply_uV > temppoints[i - 1].vdd) {
>> - d1 = (data->supply_uV/1000 - temppoints[i - 1].vdd)
>> + d1 = (data->supply_uV - temppoints[i - 1].vdd)
>> * (temppoints[i].d1 - temppoints[i - 1].d1)
>> / (temppoints[i].vdd - temppoints[i - 1].vdd)
>> + temppoints[i - 1].d1;
>>
>> It leads to the same numbers as with Jerome's patch, with the
>> advantages that 1* it is a much smaller change, more suitable for
>> applying to stable kernels and 2* it avoids the magic constant number
>> 10000.
>>
>> The "/1000" seems to be a relict of former times when
>> temppoints[*].vdd
>> was probably expressed in millivolt instead of microvolt. And the
>> inverted loop iteration is obviously a bug.
>>
>> Note that in both cases, something should be done about values which
>> are outside of the temppoints array. I don't know how likely these
>> are,
>> but they are seriously mishandled. For supply_uV values below
>> temppoints[0].vdd, d1 defaults to 0, so no adjustment is done at all.
>> temppoints[0].d1 would seem to be a much better default, if we don't
>> want to do any interpolation in that case. For supply_uV values above
>> temppoints[4].vdd, we do interpolate, which seems reasonable.
>>
>> Opinions?
>>
>> --
>> Jean Delvare
>
> That's fine, it does a good job for me, in the expected voltage range.

Seems sensible. I'm not quite sure but I think the code in question predates
my involvement with the driver, so I'm guessing I never actually looked
closely enough at it.

Jonathan


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