Commit c1fb5c47 authored by Alex Chiang's avatar Alex Chiang Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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Documentation: ABI: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuidle/

Document cpuidle sysfs attributes by reading code, Documentation/cpuidle/,
and git logs.

Cc: Venki Pallipadi <>
Cc: Len Brown <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAlex Chiang <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent e6dcfa7c
......@@ -101,6 +101,26 @@ Description: CPU topology files that describe a logical CPU's relationship
See Documentation/cputopology.txt for more information.
What: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuidle/current_driver
Date: September 2007
Contact: Linux kernel mailing list <>
Description: Discover cpuidle policy and mechanism
Various CPUs today support multiple idle levels that are
differentiated by varying exit latencies and power
consumption during idle.
Idle policy (governor) is differentiated from idle mechanism
current_driver: displays current idle mechanism
current_governor_ro: displays current idle policy
See files in Documentation/cpuidle/ for more information.
What: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu*/cache/index*/cache_disable_X
Date: August 2008
KernelVersion: 2.6.27
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