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SubjectRe: [Experimental PATCH] dell-smm-hwmon: Add support for disabling automatic BIOS fan control
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On 05/22/2016 04:50 AM, Pali Rohár wrote:
> This patch exports standard hwmon pwmX_enable sysfs attribute for enabling
> or disabling automatic fan control by BIOS. Standard value "1" is for
> disabling automatic BIOS fan control and value "2" for enabling.
>
> Currently there is no way to check if BIOS auto mode is enabled (at least
> it is not know how to do it), so hwmon sysfs attribute is write-only.
>
You could cache the mode and report it after it was set, and define '0'
as read value for 'unknown'.

> By default BIOS auto mode is enabled by laptop firmware.
>
> When BIOS auto mode is enabled, custom fan speed value (set via hwmon pwmX
> sysfs attribute) is overwritten by SMM in few seconds and therefore any
> custom settings are without effect. So this is reason why implementing
> option for disabling BIOS auto mode is needed.
>
> So finally this patch allows kernel to set and control fan speed on
> laptops, but it can be dangerous (like setting speed of other fans).
>
> This new feature is highly experimental, uses Dell SMM calls, so does not
> have to be supported by all laptops BIOSes. It was tested on Dell Latitude
> E6440 with BIOS A5.
>
> Signed-off-by: Pali Rohár <pali.rohar@gmail.com>
> ---
> drivers/hwmon/dell-smm-hwmon.c | 64 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
> 1 file changed, 55 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/hwmon/dell-smm-hwmon.c b/drivers/hwmon/dell-smm-hwmon.c
> index 8a66a42..7b5144a 100644
> --- a/drivers/hwmon/dell-smm-hwmon.c
> +++ b/drivers/hwmon/dell-smm-hwmon.c
> @@ -45,6 +45,8 @@
> #define I8K_SMM_GET_SPEED 0x02a3
> #define I8K_SMM_GET_FAN_TYPE 0x03a3
> #define I8K_SMM_GET_NOM_SPEED 0x04a3
> +#define I8K_SMM_MANUAL_FAN 0x34a3
> +#define I8K_SMM_AUTO_FAN 0x35a3
> #define I8K_SMM_GET_TEMP 0x10a3
> #define I8K_SMM_GET_TEMP_TYPE 0x11a3
> #define I8K_SMM_GET_DELL_SIG1 0xfea3
> @@ -284,6 +286,17 @@ static int i8k_get_fan_nominal_speed(int fan, int speed)
> }
>
> /*
> + * Enable or disable automatic BIOS fan control support
> + */
> +static int i8k_enable_fan_auto_mode(bool enable)
> +{
> + struct smm_regs regs = { };
> +
> + regs.eax = enable ? I8K_SMM_AUTO_FAN : I8K_SMM_MANUAL_FAN;
> + return i8k_smm(&regs);
> +}
> +
> +/*
> * Set the fan speed (off, low, high). Returns the new fan status.
> */
> static int i8k_set_fan(int fan, int speed)
> @@ -702,6 +715,30 @@ static ssize_t i8k_hwmon_set_pwm(struct device *dev,
> return err < 0 ? -EIO : count;
> }
>
> +static ssize_t i8k_hwmon_set_pwm_enable(struct device *dev,
> + struct device_attribute *attr,
> + const char *buf, size_t count)
> +{
> + int err;
> + bool enable;
> + unsigned long val;
> +
> + err = kstrtoul(buf, 10, &val);
> + if (err)
> + return err;
> +
> + if (val == 0)
> + return -EINVAL;
> +
> + enable = (val != 1);
> +
Please accepted only explicit values (1 and 2).

Thanks,
Guenter

> + mutex_lock(&i8k_mutex);
> + err = i8k_enable_fan_auto_mode(enable);
> + mutex_unlock(&i8k_mutex);
> +
> + return err ? -EIO : count;
> +}
> +
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(temp1_input, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_temp, NULL, 0);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(temp1_label, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_temp_label, NULL,
> 0);
> @@ -719,18 +756,24 @@ static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(fan1_label, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_fan_label, NULL,
> 0);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(pwm1, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR, i8k_hwmon_show_pwm,
> i8k_hwmon_set_pwm, 0);
> +static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(pwm1_enable, S_IWUSR, NULL, i8k_hwmon_set_pwm_enable,
> + 0);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(fan2_input, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_fan, NULL,
> 1);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(fan2_label, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_fan_label, NULL,
> 1);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(pwm2, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR, i8k_hwmon_show_pwm,
> i8k_hwmon_set_pwm, 1);
> +static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(pwm2_enable, S_IWUSR, NULL, i8k_hwmon_set_pwm_enable,
> + 1);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(fan3_input, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_fan, NULL,
> 2);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(fan3_label, S_IRUGO, i8k_hwmon_show_fan_label, NULL,
> 2);
> static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(pwm3, S_IRUGO | S_IWUSR, i8k_hwmon_show_pwm,
> i8k_hwmon_set_pwm, 2);
> +static SENSOR_DEVICE_ATTR(pwm3_enable, S_IWUSR, NULL, i8k_hwmon_set_pwm_enable,
> + 2);
>
> static struct attribute *i8k_attrs[] = {
> &sensor_dev_attr_temp1_input.dev_attr.attr, /* 0 */
> @@ -744,12 +787,15 @@ static struct attribute *i8k_attrs[] = {
> &sensor_dev_attr_fan1_input.dev_attr.attr, /* 8 */
> &sensor_dev_attr_fan1_label.dev_attr.attr, /* 9 */
> &sensor_dev_attr_pwm1.dev_attr.attr, /* 10 */
> - &sensor_dev_attr_fan2_input.dev_attr.attr, /* 11 */
> - &sensor_dev_attr_fan2_label.dev_attr.attr, /* 12 */
> - &sensor_dev_attr_pwm2.dev_attr.attr, /* 13 */
> - &sensor_dev_attr_fan3_input.dev_attr.attr, /* 14 */
> - &sensor_dev_attr_fan3_label.dev_attr.attr, /* 15 */
> - &sensor_dev_attr_pwm3.dev_attr.attr, /* 16 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_pwm1_enable.dev_attr.attr, /* 11 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_fan2_input.dev_attr.attr, /* 12 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_fan2_label.dev_attr.attr, /* 13 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_pwm2.dev_attr.attr, /* 14 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_pwm2_enable.dev_attr.attr, /* 15 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_fan3_input.dev_attr.attr, /* 16 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_fan3_label.dev_attr.attr, /* 17 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_pwm3.dev_attr.attr, /* 18 */
> + &sensor_dev_attr_pwm3_enable.dev_attr.attr, /* 19 */
> NULL
> };
>
> @@ -768,13 +814,13 @@ static umode_t i8k_is_visible(struct kobject *kobj, struct attribute *attr,
> if (index >= 6 && index <= 7 &&
> !(i8k_hwmon_flags & I8K_HWMON_HAVE_TEMP4))
> return 0;
> - if (index >= 8 && index <= 10 &&
> + if (index >= 8 && index <= 11 &&
> !(i8k_hwmon_flags & I8K_HWMON_HAVE_FAN1))
> return 0;
> - if (index >= 11 && index <= 13 &&
> + if (index >= 12 && index <= 15 &&
> !(i8k_hwmon_flags & I8K_HWMON_HAVE_FAN2))
> return 0;
> - if (index >= 14 && index <= 16 &&
> + if (index >= 16 && index <= 19 &&
> !(i8k_hwmon_flags & I8K_HWMON_HAVE_FAN3))
> return 0;
>
>

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