cvs commit: src/sys/dev/coretemp coretemp.c

Nate Lawson nate at
Thu Aug 23 08:23:30 PDT 2007

Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Dag-Erling Smorgrav <des at> writes:
>>   Log:
>>   Style nits + more reliable Tj(max) detection + improved reporting of
>>   critical temperature + sched_unbind() after rdmsr + initialize sc_dev.
> I should note that the driver currently only checks for (and reports) a
> critical temperature when you read the sysctl; if you want to use devd
> to react to a critical temperature, you need to set up a cron job to
> poll dev.cpu.N.temperature.  Hopefully, a future version of the driver
> will install an interrupt handler and activate the temperature threshold
> interrupts.

You could also create a polling thread that runs every 10 seconds.  We
have that for acpi_thermal currently.


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