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Re: TEMPer and TEMPerHUM usb thermometer driver

On 24 February 2010 14:52, Paul Goyette <> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Feb 2010, Andreas Gustafsson wrote:
>> Paul Goyette wrote:
>>> Thanks, plunky, for commiting the aprint's.
>>> As for the second problem (no sensors attached), can you rebuild with
>>> the following patch and see what it says?
>> I haven't actually built with that specific patch, but based on some
>> debug printfs I added, I conclude it would print nothing when
>> attaching uthum0, and print "sensor type 0 unknown" attaching uthum1.
>> More specifically, uthum0 is ignored because sc->sc_flen is 0.  Then,
>> uthum1 is ignored because the signature read from the device in
>> uthum_check_sensortype() is 0x57 0x5a 0x14 0x00 0x14 0x00 0x53 0x00,
>> which matches neither of the two signatures the code checks for.
>> If I change uthum_check_sensortype() to accept the 0x57 0x5a 0x14 0x00
>> 0x14 0x00 0x53 0x00 and return UTHUM_TYPE_SHT1x, I get the following
>> output from envstat:
>>                 Current  CritMax  WarnMax  WarnMin  CritMin Unit
>>  [uthum1]
>>         temp:    28.040                                     degC
>>    humidity:     15483
> Yep.  The signatures are the only way to figure out how to read the actual
> values.  The temp looks "reasonable" here, although no way to tell if it is
> correct;  humidity definitely looks wrong.
> I don't have any details on these devices.  Let's hope tonio can help out.

If you do the conversion from OpenBSD's SENSOR_PERCENT, 15483 is
actually just 15% — perhaps still to dry to be totally reasonable, but
nonetheless theoretically possible.  I've committed the fix.


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