[Letux-kernel] Bosch sensor drivers

Vlad Dogaru vlad.dogaru at intel.com
Wed Jun 8 14:04:03 CEST 2016

Hi Andrey,

On Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 08:00:33PM +0300, Andrey Utkin wrote:
> Hi Vlad!
> I am contacting with you because you have Acked a recent linux-iio patch
> submission adding BME280 sensor support:
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/jic23/iio.git/commit/?h=testing&id=14beaa8f5ab11b881c5e822e2474f5278d0946d5
> I am involved in kernel development for Pyra Handheld project
> (http://pyra-handheld.com/). Bosch BME280 chip is amongst peripherals
> included on Pyra's mainboard. There are some more Bosch sensor chips
> included. We want to express our thankfulness for a great work by Intel,
> and to ask for more :)

It's always great to know that our work is useful to others!

> The only sensor chip which Pyra mainboard features and which lacks a
> driver in recent upstream kernel is BNO055. So we dare to ask - is there
> any work in progress on driver for this chip in your team, even on
> earliest stage? We are interested to give it a run in testing and work
> on improvements.

Looks like an interesting chip.  It wasn't in our pipeline, but I've
ordered a couple and I hope they will arrive sometime next week.  I'll
be sure to cc you when I send the patch to the IIO list.


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