[PATCH v2] Re: Battery class driver.
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Sat Oct 28 10:36:33 EDT 2006
On Sat, 2006-10-28 at 16:34 +0200, Shem Multinymous wrote:
> * Thou shalt not export any attributes in sysfs except these, and
> with these units: */
> Drivers *will* want to violate this. For example, the "inhibit
> charging for N minutes" command on ThinkPads seems too arcane to be
> worthy of generalization. I would add a more sensible boolean
> "charging_inhibit" attribute to battery.h, and let the ThinkPad driver
> implement it as well as it can. The driver will then expose a
> non-stadard "charging_inhibit_minutes" attribute to reveal the finer
> level of access to those who care.
If it makes enough sense that it's worth exporting it to userspace at
all, then it can go into battery.h.
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