[Gta04-owner] hmc5883 iio driver find way to mainline

Belisko Marek marek.belisko at gmail.com
Tue May 22 22:53:05 CEST 2012


Hi,

On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Belisko Marek <marek.belisko at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Fri, May 11, 2012 at 8:58 AM, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
> <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>> Hi Marek,
>>
>> Am 10.05.2012 um 21:53 schrieb Belisko Marek:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> last week I was working on adding hmc5883 to actual kernel but one
>>> guy was faster and seems patches are mostly accepted by iio maintainer
>>
>> What a bummer.
> Yes I have exactly the same patches as him (fortunately work take just
> 4 hours) so not that bad ;)
>>
>>> (http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.iio/4098)
>>
>> Is that driver acceptable by us (GTA04 needs) or do we need something different?
> GTA04 have hmc5883 which is working fine with that driver. We just
> need to add some lines
> to board file.
patches for hmc5883 are already in linux-next. Any ideas how to import
them to Neils kernel?
Try to do that manually but there's a lot of dependencies on other
changes which aren't in 3.4 :(
>>
>>> Do we have some support in current userspace to test (qtmoko, shr?) such a
>>> feature?
>>
>> How does it report values? How can it be controlled?
> Everything is done via sysfs (settings). For getting values there is
> /dev file automatically created
> which could be used for getting data.
>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> marek
>>
>> rgds, Nikolaus
>>
>>>
>>>
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> regards,
>
> marek
>
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> -------------------------------------------------
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>
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thanks,

marek

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