A mobile user's wishlist
Johannes.Hofmann at gmx.de
Wed Jun 21 11:23:20 PDT 2006
YONETANI Tomokazu <qhwt+dfly at xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2006 at 06:23:45PM +0000, Johannes Hofmann wrote:
>> YONETANI Tomokazu <qhwt+dfly at xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 11:10:59AM +0900, YONETANI Tomokazu wrote:
>> >> > FreeBSD has tools for that: sysutils/est and sysutils/estrcl
>> >> FreeBSD has a daemon named powerd and it's based on estctrl.
>> >> I'll try porting it to DragonFly.
>> > Obviously I spoke too soon for this part; powerd is too hard to port
>> > without cpufreq framework. I'm going to commit est driver alone for now
>> > and work on a DragonFly patch for estd(if Johannes Hofmann hasn't started
>> > it yet).
>> Ok, here is an initial patch against estd-r4.1 that makes things
>> work on DragonFly. The question is how to integrate the modifications.
>> We could add #ifdef's or add the patch to the pkgsrc stuff...
>> Also I would suggest to adjust our est-sysctl names to match the
>> NetBSD ones's.
>> And what about that useconds_t? I just changed it to int. Any better
> Here's a modified version of your port of est driver,
> with sysctl nodes under machdep.est.frequency as you suggested,
> plus style(9) changes and some minor changes taken from NetBSD version.
The patch works fine for me. Do you plan to commit it?
I want to wait for the kernel part to be commited before trying
to get DragonFly support for estd integrated in pkgsrc.
BTW. Is it possible to compile est support as a kernel module
with your patch?
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