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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/6] X86 platform drivers: Remove EC dump from thinkpad_acpi
On Thu, 01 Jul 2010, Thomas Renninger wrote:
> > Soes your helper userspace util do the "differential" analysis that
> > thinkpad-acpi used to (the "*" after values that changed since last read)?
> No.
> But this should not be important enough to not get this removed.

Consider it a feature request ;-)

> It's hard to re-implement the exact behaviour (which can be handy for
> specific problems, I agree).
> With:
> watch -n1 ec_access -r
> you can have a close look at specific registers and see them changing.
> Whatabout:
> ec_access -r -s time(s)
> Reads the table once and again after "time" seconds with stars
> where modifications happened. Then someone can plug AC or hit a button
> and look at the diff in EC registers afterwards.
> This should be sufficient?

Yes.

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