Re: [PATCH][RFC] Proposal for a new watchdog interface using sysfs

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 16:35:42 EST


> > > temperature (RO)
> > > - show: prints temperature in degrees farenheit
> >
> > Please, use degrees celsius to keep it consistent with ACPI and
> > lm-sensors.
> The ioctl interface is farenheit and has been since before Linux 2.0
> That may not have been smart but we are stuck with it there at
> least.

Oops, that's bad.

But I believe we should make it celsius in /sys, even if it means
conversion somewhere.


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