[PATCH] drm/amdgpu: expose amdgpu_sensors on pre-powerplay chips

Samuel Pitoiset samuel.pitoiset at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 15:55:47 UTC 2017

On 02/15/2017 04:01 PM, Tom St Denis wrote:
> On 14/02/17 09:56 PM, Deucher, Alexander wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Michel Dänzer [mailto:michel at daenzer.net]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:52 PM
>>> To: Deucher, Alexander; 'Samuel Pitoiset'; StDenis, Tom
>>> Cc: amd-gfx at lists.freedesktop.org
>>> Subject: Re: [PATCH] drm/amdgpu: expose amdgpu_sensors on pre-
>>> powerplay chips
>>> On 15/02/17 01:17 AM, Deucher, Alexander wrote:
>>>>> From: amd-gfx [mailto:amd-gfx-bounces at lists.freedesktop.org] On
>>> Behalf
>>>>> Of Samuel Pitoiset
>>>>>> Otherwise, it seems to work though the GPU_TEMP reads as "5000" on
>>> my
>>>>>> Kaveri (meaning temp of 5C which isn't true).
>>>>>> I suspect the dpm code is reading the wrong register to get the
>>>>>> temp but
>>>>>> we can fix that in another change later on.
>>>>> No idea. It was just a copy-n-paste. Maybe the initial code is buggy?
>>>> I don’t know that the GPU temp sensor on CI based APUs actually works
>>>> properly.  I think the package temperature is exposed via the CPU
>>>> thermals.
>>> Seems to work fine with radeon on my two Kaveri laptops, FWIW.
>>> On my desktop Kaveri, unplausibly low values (around 9-10C) are reported
>>> at idle for both GPU and CPU. With load, both go up to around 30C, so it
>>> seems like the values make sense in a relative sense but not in an
>>> absolute one.
>> I think  I vaguely recall that it might actually be power rather than
>> temperature.  Need to check with the SMU guys.
> On my retail kaveri (with latest bios...) it seems to track with load
> but isn't really accurate (it'll jump double digits back and forth)
> Eitherway though if Samuel updates the patches to include a check for
> amdgpu_drm we should be able to commit them.

Sure, I will send a v3.

> I've already created a patch for umr to read them, just waiting on the
> kernel side to land.
> Tom

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