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Based on kernel version 3.16. Page generated on 2014-08-06 21:39 EST.

1	Kernel driver k10temp
2	=====================
3	
4	Supported chips:
5	* AMD Family 10h processors:
6	  Socket F: Quad-Core/Six-Core/Embedded Opteron (but see below)
7	  Socket AM2+: Quad-Core Opteron, Phenom (II) X3/X4, Athlon X2 (but see below)
8	  Socket AM3: Quad-Core Opteron, Athlon/Phenom II X2/X3/X4, Sempron II
9	  Socket S1G3: Athlon II, Sempron, Turion II
10	* AMD Family 11h processors:
11	  Socket S1G2: Athlon (X2), Sempron (X2), Turion X2 (Ultra)
12	* AMD Family 12h processors: "Llano" (E2/A4/A6/A8-Series)
13	* AMD Family 14h processors: "Brazos" (C/E/G/Z-Series)
14	* AMD Family 15h processors: "Bulldozer" (FX-Series), "Trinity", "Kaveri"
15	* AMD Family 16h processors: "Kabini", "Mullins"
16	
17	  Prefix: 'k10temp'
18	  Addresses scanned: PCI space
19	  Datasheets:
20	  BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) For AMD Family 10h Processors:
21	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/31116.pdf
22	  BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) for AMD Family 11h Processors:
23	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/41256.pdf
24	  BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) for AMD Family 12h Processors:
25	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/41131.pdf
26	  BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) for AMD Family 14h Models 00h-0Fh Processors:
27	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/43170.pdf
28	  Revision Guide for AMD Family 10h Processors:
29	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/41322.pdf
30	  Revision Guide for AMD Family 11h Processors:
31	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/41788.pdf
32	  Revision Guide for AMD Family 12h Processors:
33	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/44739.pdf
34	  Revision Guide for AMD Family 14h Models 00h-0Fh Processors:
35	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/47534.pdf
36	  AMD Family 11h Processor Power and Thermal Data Sheet for Notebooks:
37	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/43373.pdf
38	  AMD Family 10h Server and Workstation Processor Power and Thermal Data Sheet:
39	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/43374.pdf
40	  AMD Family 10h Desktop Processor Power and Thermal Data Sheet:
41	    http://support.amd.com/us/Processor_TechDocs/43375.pdf
42	
43	Author: Clemens Ladisch <clemens@ladisch.de>
44	
45	Description
46	-----------
47	
48	This driver permits reading of the internal temperature sensor of AMD
49	Family 10h/11h/12h/14h/15h/16h processors.
50	
51	All these processors have a sensor, but on those for Socket F or AM2+,
52	the sensor may return inconsistent values (erratum 319).  The driver
53	will refuse to load on these revisions unless you specify the "force=1"
54	module parameter.
55	
56	Due to technical reasons, the driver can detect only the mainboard's
57	socket type, not the processor's actual capabilities.  Therefore, if you
58	are using an AM3 processor on an AM2+ mainboard, you can safely use the
59	"force=1" parameter.
60	
61	There is one temperature measurement value, available as temp1_input in
62	sysfs. It is measured in degrees Celsius with a resolution of 1/8th degree.
63	Please note that it is defined as a relative value; to quote the AMD manual:
64	
65	  Tctl is the processor temperature control value, used by the platform to
66	  control cooling systems. Tctl is a non-physical temperature on an
67	  arbitrary scale measured in degrees. It does _not_ represent an actual
68	  physical temperature like die or case temperature. Instead, it specifies
69	  the processor temperature relative to the point at which the system must
70	  supply the maximum cooling for the processor's specified maximum case
71	  temperature and maximum thermal power dissipation.
72	
73	The maximum value for Tctl is available in the file temp1_max.
74	
75	If the BIOS has enabled hardware temperature control, the threshold at
76	which the processor will throttle itself to avoid damage is available in
77	temp1_crit and temp1_crit_hyst.
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