On 06/03/2018 06:48, Amit Kucheria wrote: > On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 2:41 AM, Daniel Lezcano > <daniel.lezc...@linaro.org> wrote: >> On 05/03/2018 19:36, Amit Kucheria wrote: >>> From: Ram Chandrasekar <rkumb...@codeaurora.org> >>> >>> There is currently no way for the governor to be selected for each thermal >>> zone in devicetree. This results in the default governor being used for all >>> thermal zones even though no such restriction exists in the core code. >>> >>> Add support for specifying the thermal governor to be used for a thermal >>> zone in the devicetree. The devicetree config should specify the governor >>> name as a string that matches any available governors. If not specified, we >>> maintain the current behaviour of using the default governor. >>> >>> Signed-off-by: Ram Chandrasekar <rkumb...@codeaurora.org> >>> Signed-off-by: Amit Kucheria <amit.kuche...@linaro.org> >> >> Why not create a kernel parameter (eg. thermal.governor=) ? So everyone >> can gain benefit of this feature. And in order to specify that from the >> DT, add the 'chosen' node and bootargs with the desired kernel parameter? >> > > This is supposed to be a per-thermal zone property. So specifying it > on the command-line, while possible, might be a little cumbersome. I'm > not even sure if kernel parameters can have a variable number of > arguments. IOW, thermal.tz0.governor=userspace, > thermal.tz1.governor=step_wise, thermal.tz2.governor=userspace, ..... > > I'm already seeing SoCs defining 8 or more thermal zones.
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