Re: [PATCH 4/6] thermal: add sanity check for the passive attribute

From: Matthew Garrett
Date: Wed Aug 26 2009 - 12:23:57 EST

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 06:17:23PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> Values below 40000 milli-celsius (limit is somewhat arbitrary)
> don't make sense and can cause the system to go into a thermal
> heart attack: the actual temperature will always be lower and
> thus the system will be throttled down to its lowest setting.

Not keen on this - it's a pretty arbitrary cutoff, and there are some
cases where someone might want this value. Policy belongs in userspace,
and all that.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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