[PATCH 4/6] ARM: tegra: Add soctherm and thermal zones to Tegra124 device tree

Matthew Longnecker mlongnecker at nvidia.com
Mon Jul 21 16:13:13 PDT 2014

On 6/27/2014 1:11 AM, Mikko Perttunen wrote:
> This adds the soctherm thermal sensing and management unit to the
> Tegra124 device tree along with the four thermal zones it exports.

Mikko, soctherm doesn't "export thermal zones". I would rewrite your 
desription like this:

   Extend the Tegra124 device tree by adding the soctherm thermal
   sensing and management unit and by defining four thermal zones --
   one for each temperature sensor in soctherm.

System integrators have some flexibility in deciding how many thermal 
zones to define for their platform. For example, an integrator could 
define a single zone for the entire Tegra chip (giving a simple system 
at runtime) or with multiple zones (giving potentially higher 
performance near thermal limits). That's why I don't like the 
implication that soctherm dictates the existence of particular thermal 


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