thermal: re-document thermal units
[linux-2.6.git] / Documentation / thermal / sysfs-api.txt
index ba9c2da..d9f28be 100644 (file)
@@ -143,10 +143,10 @@ type                              Strings which represent the thermal zone type.
                                This is given by thermal zone driver as part of registration.
                                Eg: "ACPI thermal zone" indicates it's a ACPI thermal device
                                RO
-                               Optional
+                               Required
 
 temp                           Current temperature as reported by thermal zone (sensor)
-                               Unit: degree Celsius
+                               Unit: millidegree Celsius
                                RO
                                Required
 
@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@ mode                                One of the predefined values in [kernel, user]
                                          charge of the thermal management.
 
 trip_point_[0-*]_temp          The temperature above which trip point will be fired
-                               Unit: degree Celsius
+                               Unit: millidegree Celsius
                                RO
                                Optional
 
@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@ type                                String which represents the type of device
                                eg. For memory controller device on intel_menlow platform:
                                this should be "Memory controller"
                                RO
-                               Optional
+                               Required
 
 max_state                      The maximum permissible cooling state of this cooling device.
                                RO
@@ -219,16 +219,16 @@ the sys I/F structure will be built like this:
 
 |thermal_zone1:
        |-----type:                     ACPI thermal zone
-       |-----temp:                     37
+       |-----temp:                     37000
        |-----mode:                     kernel
-       |-----trip_point_0_temp:        100
+       |-----trip_point_0_temp:        100000
        |-----trip_point_0_type:        critical
-       |-----trip_point_1_temp:        80
+       |-----trip_point_1_temp:        80000
        |-----trip_point_1_type:        passive
-       |-----trip_point_2_temp:        70
-       |-----trip_point_2_type:        active[0]
-       |-----trip_point_3_temp:        60
-       |-----trip_point_3_type:        active[1]
+       |-----trip_point_2_temp:        70000
+       |-----trip_point_2_type:        active0
+       |-----trip_point_3_temp:        60000
+       |-----trip_point_3_type:        active1
        |-----cdev0:                    --->/sys/class/thermal/cooling_device0
        |-----cdev0_trip_point:         1       /* cdev0 can be used for passive */
        |-----cdev1:                    --->/sys/class/thermal/cooling_device3