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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-02-20 10:15:22 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-02-20 10:15:22 -0800
commita0c85e96d3b5609c918edd5a534a7cde9845b3fa (patch)
tree696c9adb92f73bde9f50e52fe315a868c2801cd8 /Documentation
parente58713724059da7d2982d6ad945192c8fca5b729 (diff)
parentf065a93e168299569078bc6f52128b57f602fff3 (diff)
Merge branch 'hwmon-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/groeck/staging
* 'hwmon-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/groeck/staging: hwmon: (lm85) extend to support EMC6D103 chips MAINTAINERS: Remove stale hwmon quilt tree hwmon: (k10temp) add support for AMD Family 12h/14h CPUs hwmon: (jc42) do not allow writing to locked registers hwmon: (jc42) more helpful documentation hwmon: (jc42) fix type mismatch
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
2 files changed, 22 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/jc42 b/Documentation/hwmon/jc42
index 0e76ef12e4c..a22ecf48f25 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/jc42
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/jc42
@@ -51,7 +51,8 @@ Supported chips:
* JEDEC JC 42.4 compliant temperature sensor chips
Prefix: 'jc42'
Addresses scanned: I2C 0x18 - 0x1f
- Datasheet: -
+ Datasheet:
+ http://www.jedec.org/sites/default/files/docs/4_01_04R19.pdf
Guenter Roeck <guenter.roeck@ericsson.com>
@@ -60,7 +61,11 @@ Author:
-This driver implements support for JEDEC JC 42.4 compliant temperature sensors.
+This driver implements support for JEDEC JC 42.4 compliant temperature sensors,
+which are used on many DDR3 memory modules for mobile devices and servers. Some
+systems use the sensor to prevent memory overheating by automatically throttling
+the memory controller.
The driver auto-detects the chips listed above, but can be manually instantiated
to support other JC 42.4 compliant chips.
@@ -81,15 +86,19 @@ limits. The chip supports only a single register to configure the hysteresis,
which applies to all limits. This register can be written by writing into
temp1_crit_hyst. Other hysteresis attributes are read-only.
+If the BIOS has configured the sensor for automatic temperature management, it
+is likely that it has locked the registers, i.e., that the temperature limits
+cannot be changed.
Sysfs entries
temp1_input Temperature (RO)
-temp1_min Minimum temperature (RW)
-temp1_max Maximum temperature (RW)
-temp1_crit Critical high temperature (RW)
+temp1_min Minimum temperature (RO or RW)
+temp1_max Maximum temperature (RO or RW)
+temp1_crit Critical high temperature (RO or RW)
-temp1_crit_hyst Critical hysteresis temperature (RW)
+temp1_crit_hyst Critical hysteresis temperature (RO or RW)
temp1_max_hyst Maximum hysteresis temperature (RO)
temp1_min_alarm Temperature low alarm
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/k10temp b/Documentation/hwmon/k10temp
index 6526eee525a..d2b56a4fd1f 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/k10temp
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/k10temp
@@ -9,6 +9,8 @@ Supported chips:
Socket S1G3: Athlon II, Sempron, Turion II
* AMD Family 11h processors:
Socket S1G2: Athlon (X2), Sempron (X2), Turion X2 (Ultra)
+* AMD Family 12h processors: "Llano"
+* AMD Family 14h processors: "Brazos" (C/E/G-Series)
Prefix: 'k10temp'
Addresses scanned: PCI space
@@ -17,10 +19,14 @@ Supported chips:
BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) for AMD Family 11h Processors:
+ BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) for AMD Family 14h Models 00h-0Fh Processors:
+ http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/43170.pdf
Revision Guide for AMD Family 10h Processors:
Revision Guide for AMD Family 11h Processors:
+ Revision Guide for AMD Family 14h Models 00h-0Fh Processors:
+ http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/47534.pdf
AMD Family 11h Processor Power and Thermal Data Sheet for Notebooks:
AMD Family 10h Server and Workstation Processor Power and Thermal Data Sheet:
@@ -34,7 +40,7 @@ Description
This driver permits reading of the internal temperature sensor of AMD
-Family 10h and 11h processors.
+Family 10h/11h/12h/14h processors.
All these processors have a sensor, but on those for Socket F or AM2+,
the sensor may return inconsistent values (erratum 319). The driver