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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] thermal: Introduce support for monitoring falling temperatures.
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On 09/18/2019 10:18 PM, Thara Gopinath wrote:
> Thermal framework today supports monitoring for rising temperatures and
> subsequently initiating cooling action in case of a trip point being
> crossed. There are scenarios where a SoC needs some warming action to be
> activated if the temperature falls below a cetain allowable limit.
> Since warming action can be considered mirror opposite of cooling action,
> most of the thermal framework can be re-used to achieve this.
>
> To enable thermal framework to monitor falling temperature, a new parameter
> is added to the thermal trip point binding in the device tree to indicate
> the direction(rising/falling) of temperature monitoring. Thermal DT
> driver is extended to capture this information from the device tree
> entries and to reflect it in the thermal framework as a new enum
> variable in the thermal trip point structure.
> As an initial attempt, step-wise governor is extended to support
> bi-directional monitoring of temprature if a trip point is hit, depending
> on the newly introduced enum variable. Finally thermal sysfs entries are
> extended to indicate the trip point monitor direction.
>
> Patch series introducing various resources that are used as warming devices
> on Qualcomm sdm845:
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/7/29/749 (already merged)
>
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/9/10/727 (under review)

Gentle reminder for reviews!
>
>
> Thara Gopinath (4):
> dt-bindings: thermal: Introduce monitor-falling binding to thermal
> trip point description
> thermal: Thermal core and sysfs changes needed to support
> bi-directional monitoring of trip points.
> thermal: of-thermal: Extend thermal dt driver to support
> bi-directional monitoring of a thermal trip point.
> thermal: step_wise: Extend thermal step-wise governor to monitor
> falling temperature.
>
> .../devicetree/bindings/thermal/thermal.txt | 8 +++
> drivers/thermal/of-thermal.c | 22 ++++++++
> drivers/thermal/step_wise.c | 59 +++++++++++++++------
> drivers/thermal/thermal_sysfs.c | 60 ++++++++++++++++++++--
> include/linux/thermal.h | 10 ++++
> include/uapi/linux/thermal.h | 2 +-
> 6 files changed, 141 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)
>


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Warm Regards
Thara

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