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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/3] ARM: tegra: dalmore: add thermal zones for nct1008
On 03/04/2014 08:07 PM, Wei Ni wrote:
> On 03/05/2014 10:58 AM, Stephen Warren wrote:
>> On 03/04/2014 07:30 PM, Wei Ni wrote:
>>> On 03/05/2014 06:23 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Mar 04, 2014 at 03:06:48PM -0700, Stephen Warren wrote:
>>>>> On 03/04/2014 04:31 AM, Wei Ni wrote:
>>>>>> Add dt node to describe the thermal zone for the nct1008.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Change-Id: I0256836e52d73ec282574e4fd91df52958936e35
>>>>>
>>>>> ???????
>>>>>
>>>> I think this is for one of those open-source sites out there
>>>> which count open source contributions. Not Ohloh, but similar.
>>>> You have to specify that Change-Id to have it associate your
>>>> name with the patch.
>>>
>>> It's so sorry, I'm working for chromiumos, this change-id is generated
>>> by gerrit, I should remove it.
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Guenter
>>>>
>>>>>> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/dts/tegra114-dalmore.dts b/arch/arm/boot/dts/tegra114-dalmore.dts
>>>>>
>>>>>> + thermal-zones {
>>>>>> + nct1008-local {
>>>>>> + polling-delay-passive = <2000>; /* milliseconds */
>>>>>
>>>>> Nothing can possible make use of this node, since there's no compatible
>>>>> value or anything else like that to bind a driver to it.
>>>
>>> We have special Tskin driver that estimator skin temperature based on
>>> nct1008 local and remote sensors.
>>
>> Where? Anything that gets added to the upstream kernel DT files must be
>> supported by a driver and binding in the upstream kernel.
>
> I didn't submit the Tskin driver yet, but the of-thermal framework can
> parse this node, and create thermal zone devices.

How is that possible? There's no compatible value for the of-thermal
framework to know that it should process this node. It's not correct for
the of-thermal framework to do anything like look for a node with a
particular name... has the DT binding for this been reviewed by any DT
maintainer?



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