cvs commit: src/etc Makefile sensorsd.conf src/etc/defaults rc.conf src/etc/rc.d Makefile sensorsd src/lib/libc/gen sysctl.3 src/sbin/sysctl sysctl.8 sysctl.c src/share/man/man5 rc.conf.5 src/share/man/man9 Makefile sensor_attach.9 src/sys/conf f

Robert Watson rwatson at
Mon Oct 15 07:29:28 PDT 2007

On Mon, 15 Oct 2007, Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 07:50:05AM -0600, Scott Long wrote:
>> As has been discussed in various forums recently, this OpenBSD sensors 
>> stuff has been proceeding with little developer buy-in or discussion, and 
>> the developer input that has happened has largely been ignored.  So with 
>> that said, let's all turn over a new leaf and get this process back on 
>> track.
> A very Good Idea (tm) :)
>>  What exactly is the "bio port"?  What does it do, what areas of the kernel 
>> and userland does it involve, what does it change, why is it a good idea?
> How about moving this discussion to the freebsd-arch@ mailing list?

As a reminder, there was a pretty extensive thread on the topic of the sensor 
framework on the arch@ mailing list in July, with quite a few substantive 
comments made regarding both the design and implementation.  People working in 
this area should be sure to review that entire thread before joinging in on a 
new one.

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

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