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SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/10] hwmon: generic-pwm-tachometer: Add generic PWM based tachometer
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On Wednesday 28 February 2018 07:59 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On 02/27/2018 11:03 PM, Mikko Perttunen wrote:
>> On 02/28/2018 08:12 AM, Rajkumar Rampelli wrote:
>>>
>>> On Wednesday 28 February 2018 11:28 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>>> On 02/27/2018 09:38 PM, Rajkumar Rampelli wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wednesday 21 February 2018 08:20 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>>>>> On 02/20/2018 10:58 PM, Rajkumar Rampelli wrote:
>>>>>>> Add generic PWM based tachometer driver via HWMON interface
>>>>>>> to report the RPM of motor. This drivers get the period/duty
>>>>>>> cycle from PWM IP which captures the motor PWM output.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This driver implements a simple interface for monitoring the
>>>>>>> speed of
>>>>>>> a fan and exposes it in roatations per minute (RPM) to the user
>>>>>>> space
>>>>>>> by using the hwmon's sysfs interface
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Rajkumar Rampelli <rrajk@nvidia.com>
>>>>>>> ---
>>>>>>> Documentation/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer | 17 +++++
>>>>>>> drivers/hwmon/Kconfig | 10 +++
>>>>>>> drivers/hwmon/Makefile | 1 +
>>>>>>> drivers/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer.c | 112
>>>>>>> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>>>>>> 4 files changed, 140 insertions(+)
>>>>>>> create mode 100644 Documentation/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer
>>>>>>> create mode 100644 drivers/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer.c
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer
>>>>>>> b/Documentation/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer
>>>>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>>>>> index 0000000..e0713ee
>>>>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>>>>> +++ b/Documentation/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer
>>>>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,17 @@
>>>>>>> +Kernel driver generic-pwm-tachometer
>>>>>>> +====================================
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +This driver enables the use of a PWM module to monitor a fan.
>>>>>>> It uses the
>>>>>>> +generic PWM interface and can be used on SoCs as along as the
>>>>>>> SoC supports
>>>>>>> +Tachometer controller that moniors the Fan speed in periods.
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +Author: Rajkumar Rampelli <rrajk@nvidia.com>
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +Description
>>>>>>> +-----------
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +The driver implements a simple interface for monitoring the Fan
>>>>>>> speed using
>>>>>>> +PWM module and Tachometer controller. It requests period value
>>>>>>> through PWM
>>>>>>> +capture interface to Tachometer and measures the Rotations per
>>>>>>> minute using
>>>>>>> +received period value. It exposes the Fan speed in RPM to the
>>>>>>> user space by
>>>>>>> +using the hwmon's sysfs interface.
>>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/Kconfig b/drivers/hwmon/Kconfig
>>>>>>> index ef23553..8912dcb 100644
>>>>>>> --- a/drivers/hwmon/Kconfig
>>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/Kconfig
>>>>>>> @@ -1878,6 +1878,16 @@ config SENSORS_XGENE
>>>>>>> If you say yes here you get support for the temperature
>>>>>>> and power sensors for APM X-Gene SoC.
>>>>>>> +config GENERIC_PWM_TACHOMETER
>>>>>>> + tristate "Generic PWM based tachometer driver"
>>>>>>> + depends on PWM
>>>>>>> + help
>>>>>>> + Enables a driver to use PWM signal from motor to use
>>>>>>> + for measuring the motor speed. The RPM is captured by
>>>>>>> + PWM modules which has PWM capture capability and this
>>>>>>> + drivers reads the captured data from PWM IP to convert
>>>>>>> + it to speed in RPM.
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> if ACPI
>>>>>>> comment "ACPI drivers"
>>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/Makefile b/drivers/hwmon/Makefile
>>>>>>> index f814b4a..9dcc374 100644
>>>>>>> --- a/drivers/hwmon/Makefile
>>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/Makefile
>>>>>>> @@ -175,6 +175,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_SENSORS_WM8350) +=
>>>>>>> wm8350-hwmon.o
>>>>>>> obj-$(CONFIG_SENSORS_XGENE) += xgene-hwmon.o
>>>>>>> obj-$(CONFIG_PMBUS) += pmbus/
>>>>>>> +obj-$(CONFIG_GENERIC_PWM_TACHOMETER) += generic-pwm-tachometer.o
>>>>>>> ccflags-$(CONFIG_HWMON_DEBUG_CHIP) := -DDEBUG
>>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer.c
>>>>>>> b/drivers/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer.c
>>>>>>> new file mode 100644
>>>>>>> index 0000000..9354d43
>>>>>>> --- /dev/null
>>>>>>> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/generic-pwm-tachometer.c
>>>>>>> @@ -0,0 +1,112 @@
>>>>>>> +/*
>>>>>>> + * Copyright (c) 2017-2018, NVIDIA CORPORATION. All rights
>>>>>>> reserved.
>>>>>>> + *
>>>>>>> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it
>>>>>>> and/or modify it
>>>>>>> + * under the terms and conditions of the GNU General Public
>>>>>>> License,
>>>>>>> + * version 2, as published by the Free Software Foundation.
>>>>>>> + *
>>>>>>> + * This program is distributed in the hope it will be useful,
>>>>>>> but WITHOUT
>>>>>>> + * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
>>>>>>> MERCHANTABILITY or
>>>>>>> + * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General
>>>>>>> Public License for
>>>>>>> + * more details.
>>>>>>> + *
>>>>>>> + */
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +#include <linux/module.h>
>>>>>>> +#include <linux/platform_device.h>
>>>>>>> +#include <linux/err.h>
>>>>>>> +#include <linux/pwm.h>
>>>>>>> +#include <linux/hwmon.h>
>>>>>>> +#include <linux/hwmon-sysfs.h>
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +struct pwm_hwmon_tach {
>>>>>>> + struct device *dev;
>>>>>>> + struct pwm_device *pwm;
>>>>>>> + struct device *hwmon;
>>>>>>> +};
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +static ssize_t show_rpm(struct device *dev, struct
>>>>>>> device_attribute *attr,
>>>>>>> + char *buf)
>>>>>>> +{
>>>>>>> + struct pwm_hwmon_tach *ptt = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
>>>>>>> + struct pwm_device *pwm = ptt->pwm;
>>>>>>> + struct pwm_capture result;
>>>>>>> + int err;
>>>>>>> + unsigned int rpm = 0;
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> + err = pwm_capture(pwm, &result, 0);
>>>>>>> + if (err < 0) {
>>>>>>> + dev_err(ptt->dev, "Failed to capture PWM: %d\n", err);
>>>>>>> + return err;
>>>>>>> + }
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> + if (result.period)
>>>>>>> + rpm = DIV_ROUND_CLOSEST_ULL(60ULL * NSEC_PER_SEC,
>>>>>>> + result.period);
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> + return sprintf(buf, "%u\n", rpm);
>>>>>>> +}
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(rpm, 0444, show_rpm, NULL, 0);
>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>> +static struct attribute *pwm_tach_attrs[] = {
>>>>>>> + &sensor_dev_attr_rpm.dev_attr.attr,
>>>>>>> + NULL,
>>>>>>> +};
>>>>>>
>>>>>> "rpm" is not a standard hwmon sysfs attribute. If you don't provide
>>>>>> a single standard hwmon sysfs attribute, having a hwmon driver is
>>>>>> pointless.
>>>>> Guenter Roeck,
>>>>> I will define a new hwmon sysfs attribute node called
>>>>> "hwmon_tachometer_attributes" in hwmon.h like below and update the
>>>>> same in tachometer hwmon driver. Is it fine ?
>>>>> enum hwmon_tachometer_attributes {
>>>>
>>>> Are you kidding me ?
>>>>
>>>> Guenter
>>> Sorry, I just wanted to confirm whether my understanding is correct
>>> or not before implementing it actually.
>>> Or, shall I add this attribute as a part of fan attributes with
>>> "hwmon_fan_rpm" ? or any other way to do it ? I need your inputs in
>>> fixing this.
>>
>> I think he wants the attribute to be named according to the
>> properties in this document:
>> https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface. I
>> guess the attribute would then map to fan1_input, though I'm not sure
>> if that's 100% correct either since this could technically be
>> attached to something other than a fan. But I would think in practice
>> that's not a big concern.
>>
>> Guenter,
>> Please correct me as well if I'm wrong.
>>
> You are absolutely correct.
>
> While I am not opposed to ABI changes, the merits of those would need
> to be
> discussed on the mailing list. But replacing "fan1_input" with "rpm" is
> not an acceptable ABI change, even if it may measure something that turns
> but isn't a fan.
>
> If this _is_ in fact supposed to be used for something else but fans, we
> would have to discuss what that might be, and if hwmon is the appropriate
> subsystem to measure and report it. This does to some degree lead back to
> my concern of having the "fan" part of this patch series in the pwm core.
> I am still not sure if that makes sense.
>
> Thanks,
> Guenter
I am planning to add tachometer support in pwm-fan.c driver
(drivers/hwmon/) instead of adding new generic-pwm-tachometer.c driver.
Measuring RPM value will be done in pwm-fan driver itself using pwm
capture feature and will add new sysfs attributes under this driver to
report rpm value of fan.
>
>> Thank you,
>> Mikko
>>
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